Posts Categorized: money laundering

Romania – possible victim of financial scam, known to Vodafone?

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On March 31, 2014, Vodafone Romania officially announces the introduction of a money transfer service and pay with any mobile phone that does not require a bank account and internet. Obviously, Romania is the first market in Europe to introduce M-Pesa Vodafone service to transfer money and pay with any mobile phone that does not […]

Taking a London-Cab in Pristina is an opportunity I could not miss

New Western-Related Corruption Scandals Hit Kosovo

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Pristina – a paradise for underground business, from poor surviving locals to high-rank Western politicians. In Kosovo, the official but unrecognised currency is the Euro. Anything you pay, you pay in euros. And you will get, 99 times out of 100, an official receipt. In euros. Is Kosovo in the “Euro-zone”, where Eastern-European EU member […]

Alessadro Ceci: Black Terrorism in Europe. An alarmed description

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Cotermola has the pleasure to present you the article “Black Terrorism in Europe. An alarmed description”, written by the political scientist Alessadro Ceci. He describes the “new generation of black or nationalist terrorism , the one that is slowly coming down from Northern Europe towards the Mediterranean area”. We are grateful to The Glocal University […]

INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP releases new report on Macedonia

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INTERNATIONAL CRISIS GROUP – NEW REPORT Macedonia: Ten Years after the Conflict Skopje/Istanbul/Brussels, 11 August 2011: Ten years after the Ohrid Agreement ended fighting between ethnic Macedonians and Albanians, Macedonia is more stable and inclusive, but political party and ethnic tensions are growing, and the new government needs to reverse the negative trends. Macedonia: Ten […]

90 people arrested for organized eBay fraud

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Romania – 90 suspects belonging to three different cyber fraud gangs have been arrested following a coordinated action by the Romanian Directorate for the Investigation of Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT), the National Police, Intelligence Service and the General Directorate for Intelligence and Internal Security. More than 1,000 eBay and Craigslist users were defrauded over […]

Organized Criminal Groups Targeted by DOJ and Romanians

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Romania An ongoing Internet fraud scheme conducted by several networks of organized cyber criminals in Romania and the United States has been disrupted as a result of a series of law enforcement actions coordinated since 2010 between Romanian and U.S. law enforcement, including numerous arrests and searches that took place yesterday in Romania. More than […]

European Commission acts to enforce anti-money laundering rules in Germany

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The European Commission has asked Germany to fully comply with EU laws regarding anti money-laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT), in January 2011. The Commission is concerned that two German Bundesländer have not yet assigned competent supervisory authorities to all entities which are subject to AML/CFT requirements, and Germany has thus failed […]