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NEED INVESTMENTS? WE CAN OFFER!

Nowadays many companies around the world are short of cash and will be happy to gain extra investments in their business. Scammers can seize this opportunity. Let’s look at the following situation: Your company needs extra money to stay in business. Due to the global economic crises you receive fewer orders,... More info >>>

ILLEGAL CREDITS – MILLIONS STOLEN

Over two hundred million dollars were stolen from a mayor Russian bank. According to recent reports published in the Russian mass media, the director of one of the branches of Sberbank (Savings Bank of Russia) managed to steal 109 million USD plus 52 million Euros from the bank. The crime... More info >>>

BIG BUSINESS IN MINOR PROBLEMS

Some dishonest exporters intentionally create minor problems with the shipments to increase their profits. Often the importers have to face unrecoverable losses. Unfortunately, this type of behaviour can be seen in any industry and the losses are difficult to recover. Let’s have a look at a very common situation: An... More info >>>

FAKE CHEMICAL SHIMPENTS

Bogus chemical shipments to Northern Africa and Far East discovered. Spurious shipments complicate legitimate trade. The ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) has investigated a bogus chemical shipping operation originating in Russia and has determined that numerous documents related to these shipments are fraudulent. Allegedly originating from Russian ports, these spurious... More info >>>

SMALL PURCHASES VIA INTERNET = BIG RISKS

After placing an order with an unknown seller through the internet you may not see either the product or your money. This type of scam is well known in almost all countries, but still the fraudsters manage to catch new victims in their nets. One of our visitors has lost his money... More info >>>

IMPUNITY = MAIN MOTIVATION FOR FRAUD

Why do companies and private persons commit fraud? Let´s have a look at some of the most common reasons. Scammers assume that the fraud will be unpunished due to several reasons: Distances between scammers and their victims. If the dishonest company is located in a far-away country and if... More info >>>

FAKE WEBSITES HARM BUSINESSES WORLDWIDE

Fake websites can seriously harm reputation and financial stability of any business irrespective of its geographical location and industry branch. The International Chamber of Commerce’s Financial Investigation Bureau (FIB) is warning business owners, investors and consumers to be alert to the growing problem of copycat websites. In recent months,... More info >>>

INSUFFICIENT PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Insufficient product description can lead to serious quality disputes if the buyer receives a different product from the one he had ordered. Detailed product specification is one of the key issues in any successful business. Both supplier and buyer should know exactly what product they are talking about. We have seen many cases where... More info >>>

BUSINESS WITH NON-EXISTENT COMPANIES

Many companies and private persons are cheated by scammers that act on behalf of fictional companies. This type of scam is used in many countries and industries. It is a well-known technique to obtain your money or goods, but still the fraudsters manage to find their victims all around the world.... More info >>>

FAKE BILL OF LADING PRODUCED BY THE BUYER

Using this method the dishonest buyer can obtain the goods without paying anything for them. This scam method is used by dishonest buyers to acquire the goods without pay. The scam works as follows: The buyer opens a Letter of Credit in favour of an overseas´ supplier. The goods should be delivered... More info >>>

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