Tag Archives: Fraud

Pedophile hunting and scambaiting

Tom Sorell from Warwick University Presentation from the CICC 2017-2018 Scientific Launch on the Subject of ‘Watchful Citizens:Policing from Below and Digital Vigilantism held the 2nd and 3rd November 2017 at the Université de Montreal. A comparison of vigilante activities directed at different criminal groups.  What are the differences between “pedophile hunting” and “scam baiting”? …

CAFC Financial Crime Trend Bulletin: Card-Not-Present (CNP)

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre produces regular bulletins to help Canadians to better protect themselves against fraud.   This bulletin was prepared to provide awareness on Card-Not-Present (CNP) Fraud, which continues to target Canadian businesses. It depicts the trends and patterns associated to the fraud, as well as warning signs to prevent victimization. Overview CNP Fraud …

CAFC Bulletin: Fraude par Internet / Internet Fraud

Le Centre antifraude du Canada a publié un nouveau bulletin sur la fraude. Pour le mois de la sensibilisation à la cybersécurité, ils mettent en évidence les escroqueries malheureusement trop fréquentes sur Internet: Stratagèmes de rencontre Fraudes électroniques Fraudes par facturation continue Hameçonnage Biens contrefaits, et Options binaires (arnaque d’investissement) Lisez les Bulletins du CAFC …

Jessica Gunson – Understanding Fraud and How to Protect Against It

Presented at GoSec 2017 Jessica is an intelligence researcher/analyst with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). She has been with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) since 1998 and joined the Operational Support Unit in 2006. Jessica has previously been involved in most aspects of the CAFC disruption program. Along with providing tactical support to law …

CAFC Financial Crime Trend Bulletin: Text Message

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has released its latest bulletin on the subject of Text Messaging Scams, sometimes referred to as SMSishing.    Find the English and French versions of the bulletin at the link below. 2017-09-15_Text_Messages_EN 2017-09-15_Text_Messages_FR “Text messaging scams occur when scammers use deceptive text messages to lure consumers into providing personal or financial …