OCTOPUS Conference 2016 OCTOPUS Conference 2016
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The Council of Europe helps to protect societies worldwide from the threat of cybercrime through the Convention on Cybercrime and its Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism, the Cybercrime Convention Committee (T-CY) and the technical cooperation programmes on cybercrime.
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iPROCEEDS: Online Financial Fraud and Credit Card Fraud Workshop

16-17 January 2017 Belgrade, Serbia

In the past years the world saw an increase in CEO fraud, a crime which affects businesses of all sizes in both the private and public sector with tens of thousands of victims worldwide resulting in the loss of billions. Payment cards remain a very popular payment method and therefore a target...

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Accession by Senegal to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and its Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism

16 December 2016 Strasbourg, France

Senegal deposited the instrument of accession and became the 51st State Party to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime. Another 16 have either signed or been invited to accede. Senegal also deposited the instrument of accession to the Protocol on Xenophobia and Racism. 26 States are now Party to...

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Skopje: Inter-Agency and International Cooperation for Search, Seizure and Confiscation of Online Crime Proceeds

15-16 December 2016 Skopje, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

Strengthening inter-agency and international cooperation and information sharing between cybercrime units, financial investigation units and financial intelligence units as well as between competent authorities for judicial cooperation in search, seizure and confiscation of online crime proceeds...

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iPROCEEDS: Regional workshop on Money Laundering Risks related to New Technologies

12-13 December, 2016 Bucharest, Romania

The attractiveness of virtual currencies for criminal use is determined by the possibility to transfer large units of values anonymously and quickly across the borders, avoiding reporting procedures imposed by financial institutions in compliance with the anti-money laundering (AML) regulations....

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