EU cybercrime spikes 30%

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EU cybercrime spikes 30%


Nearly 700 money mules were identified across Europe and 81 individuals were arrested after 198 suspects were interviewed by law enforcement agencies thanks to cooperation on the European Money Mule Action between Eurojust, Europol and the European Banking Federation.

More than 90% of the reported money mule transactions were linked to cybercrime as the illegally obtained funds often come from phishing, malware attacks, on-line shopping/e-commerce fraud, payment card fraud, sophisticated Nige...


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