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Denmark: 450,000 consumers annually exposed to cyber crime attemps

16.4.2021
A new report from The Danish Crime Prevention Council and the Danish Consumer Council shows that 450,000 Danes are annually exposed to cyber crime attempts. In 38% of the cases, the criminals succeed...

Denmark: Minister calls for further measures to fight financial crime

15.4.2021
Danish Taxation Minister Morten Bødskov calls for further measures to improve the control of taxation in Denmark. The government has already taken a number of measures including the employment of...

Ukraine: Court cancels AMCU's fine for JTI's entities

15.4.2021
The northern appeals economic court has cancelled the fine of AMCU for JTI International Ukraine and JTI International Company Ukraine (JTI's entities). The sum is UAH 923mn (EUR 27.74mn USD...

France: Court rules RATP must put back Plexiglas walls to protect bus drivers

15.4.2021
The Paris Court of Appeal ordered RATP put back Plexiglas walls to protect bus drivers during the pandemic. The court also ordered RATP pay EUR 6,000 (USD 7,141.95) to the bus union, which challenged...

Spain: Roomba takes Conga to court over Covid-19 claims

15.4.2021
Legal wars between technology companies are unusual in Spain, however, Roomba is currently up against Conga in a case that is framed by claims about being able to destroy Covid-19 (coronavirus)....

Latvia: Corruption watchdog terminates procedure against ABLV Bank

14.4.2021
Latvia's Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) has terminated the criminal procedure against the former management of the liquidated Latvian bank, ABLV Bank, LETA reported. KNAB states...

Latvia: Ex-Transport Minister offered deal in digital TV case

14.4.2021
Former Latvian Transport Minister Ainars Šlesers has been offered a deal to avoid a harsher penalty in the criminal procedure on adoption of digital television in Latvia , LETA reported. The offer...

Sweden: Banks join initiative to ensure sustainable construction sector

14.4.2021
In Sweden, a new cooperation effort in the banking sector intends to make the construction industry more sustainable. The effort entails Danske Bank, Handelsbanken, Nordea, SBAB, SEB, Swedbank, and...

Germany: Portigon sues EAA for payment of West LB's tax debt

14.4.2021
It is being reported that one of the successor banks to German bank WestLB is suing the other successor. WestLB was involved in cum-ex deals and owed back taxes. Its successor Portigon, which is...

Spain :Civil Guard searches Abengoa HQ in accounts falsification case

14.4.2021
The Civil Guard in Spain has registered the headquarters (HQ) of Spanish process plant engineering firm Abengoa to investigate alleged falsification of accounts between 2014 and 2016. The law...

Russia: Number of Russians ignoring cyberthreats falls to 12%

14.4.2021
According to ESET, this year's number of Russians ignoring cyberthreats reached 12% against 23% in 2019. Specialists attribute this to the need for more strict compliance with the information...

Europe: Ryanair argument against Finnair, SAS subsidies rejected by EU court

14.4.2021
The European Union (EU) General Court has ruled that airline subsidies provided by Finland, Sweden and Denmark were in compliance with EU law. The ruling rejects the challenge made by Ireland-based...

Sweden/Denmark: State subsidies to SAS not deemed to be illegal

14.4.2021
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has denied an appeal from Irish airline Ryanair regarding Sweden's and Denmark's state subsidies to Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). In its ruling, CJEU...

Sweden: Sustainability claims in BMW advert criticised

14.4.2021
The Swedish Consumer Agency (Konsumentverket) has criticised a television advert for electric car model BMW IX3 from German automotive manufacturer BMW. The ad includes the claims that BMW batteries...

Russia: FAS may fine GSK for violating law on advertising

14.4.2021
The Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia has recognized inappropriate advertising of the Teraflu drug, which is used against colds, by the GlaxoSmithKline Helsker company (GSK). In January...

Estonia: State has bills from Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan in amount of EUR 200,000

13.4.2021
The Estonian state has not paid bills in the amount of EUR 200,000 from US law firm Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan. According to the Estonian Ministry of Finance, the bills will not be paid until the...

Germany: Koenig & Bauer criminal case dropped

13.4.2021
The subsidiary of the German printing press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer, Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint, was able to drop a criminal case concerning alleged industrial espionage in exchange for a...

Ukraine: Court cancels AMCU's fine for entities of Philip Morris

13.4.2021
The Northern Court of Appeal has cancelled a fine imposed by the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine (AMCU) on Philip Morris Ukraine and Philip Morris Sales & Distribution (subsidiaries of Philip...

Ukraine: Food Safety Service seizes 31 tons of products in January-March

13.4.2021
According to the State Service on Food Safety and Consumer Protection of Ukraine, 85 scheduled inspections and 2,900 surprise inspections were carried out in January-March 2021. More than 31 tons of...

Latvia: 29 Terehova customs officials detained on corruption suspicion

12.4.2021
29 customs officials at the Terehova border checkpoint have been detained under suspicion of corruption, Andrejs Vaivars, representative of Latvia's State Revenue Service (VID), told LETA. He stated...

Russia: Volume of fraudulent transactions with bank accounts grows in 2020

12.4.2021
According to the Center for Monitoring and Response to Computer Attacks in the Credit and Financial Sector (FinCERT) of the Bank of Russia, last year's volume of fraudulent transactions with bank...

Latvia: Over 10 State Revenue Service officials detained on corruption suspicion

12.4.2021
Over 10 customs officials have been detained on suspicion of corruption related to a probe at the Terehova border checkpoint, said Andrejs Vaivars, representative of Latvia's State Revenue Service...

Netherlands: VEB states ABN Amro revealed information too late

12.4.2021
Investors state that the Dutch bank ABN Amro was too late to reveal information about the fraud suspicions of the Dutch Public Prosecutor. As a result, investors were negatively affected and their...

Germany: Bafin under formal investigation in connection with Wirecard

12.4.2021
The German financial supervisory authority Bafin is confronted with criminal investigations by the public prosecutor's office in Frankfurt. The investigators are checking whether Bafin violated its...

Netherlands: More online retail fraud cases are reported in Q1 2021

12.4.2021
According to the Dutch support service for consumers affected by fraud Fraudehelpdesk, The number of reports of fraud relating to online purchases and sales increased to 1,500 cases between 1 January...

UK: Legal challenge launched over RPI changes

10.4.2021
Three companies have launched an application for a judicial review of government plans to replace the 'retail price index' (RPI) measure of inflation with a different measure. The pension trustees...

Russia: Court lowers fine imposed by FAS on Nizhnekamskneftekhim

9.4.2021
The amount of a fine imposed by the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) on Nizhnekamskneftekhim in November 2020, has been lowered from RUB 1.50bn to RUB 1.29bn (EUR 14mn USD 16.66mn). The commercial...

Russia: AlfaStrakhovanie on fight against fraud in 2020

8.4.2021
In 2020, the insurance company AlfaStrakhovanie prevented fraud cases that might have caused almost RUB 1.30bn (EUR 14.11mn USD 16.79mn) of damage. More than 1,200 claims for illegal actions were...

Hungary: MNB's report on fraudulent bank card transactions in Q4 2020

8.4.2021
According to data revealed by the Hungarian central bank MNB, the number of bank card fraud cases affecting cards issued in Hungary reached 19,400 between October and December 2020. This represents a...

Russia: Rospotrebnadzor checks 254,000 samples of dairy products

8.4.2021
Rospotrebnadzor specialists examined about 254,000 samples of dairy products in 2020. As a result of the inspections, a total of 365 tons of dairy products were withdrawn from sale. The figure...