ECCI Board of Advisors at UC

The Economic Crime and Cybersecurity Institute (ECCI) Board of Advisors are visiting campus this week, to offer their professional advice and expertise to our students. Several board members will be participating in mock interviews with junior and senior economic crime,

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NW3C Training

See the attached press release that pertains to the recent National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) Specialized Law Enforcement Training that took place in the ECJSC Carbone Auditorium.

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NW3C Training

The National White Collar Crime Center¬†(NW3C) will be conducting training for law enforcement in the ECJSC Auditorium January 6-8, 2014. The training to be conducted is “Identifying and Seizing Electronic Evidence” taught by instructors from NW3C. This training is sponsored

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A Darker Way to Earn Money

One of the easiest ways for cybercriminals to gain money today is called e-whoring. E-whoring is the practice of selling pornographic material, while pretending to be the person who is photographed. Technically speaking, E-whoring is considered to be a form

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Busting Bitcoin Fraud

Anti-fraud professionals have been taking special interest in Bitcoins, and how to prevent financial crimes in which Bitcoins are involved (theft, price manipulation, Ponzi schemes, etc). Bitcoin is an online currency that uses cryptography to authenticate transactions between users. Bitcoin

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Is Prevention Better Than A Cure?

Cyber crimes in regards to online banking have grown tremendously. With methods of attack becoming more sophisticated as time passes, phishing and malware-based attacks have become prominent in online banking due to the increased use by consumers. McAfee has reported

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Italian Couples Getting ‘Quickie Divorces’

Recently, Britain’s top family judge has canceled 180 divorces, after the allegations that the UK courts have underwent a large fraud; Italian couples sought quick endings to their marriages. The Italian couples have presumed fake British residencies in order to

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Special Education Program Contractor Charged With Fraud

Cheon Park, 46, of Manhasset, N.Y., ran preschool programs for students with developmental disabilities. Parks allegedly inflated the amount of money paid to several employees and contractors, and worked to increase the amount of public money that the company received.

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Ways to Safeguard Sensitive Data

Although we hear about many fraud cases and data breaches today, many organizations are not taking necessary precautions to safeguard their data. It is vital for organizations to take proactive steps to protect themselves from data breaches. Follow these seven

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Who Are the Crooks Behind Identity Theft?

Today, criminals are becoming more sophisticated and creative in ways to commit identity theft. Identity theft is increasing 15-20% every year, and every one of us can be a victim. Read the attached article to learn more about the three main

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