Turkey: International Workshop on Cybercrime

10 - 13 December 2018 Kizilcahaman, Turkey

The 5th International Workshop on Cybercrime was organised by the Cybercrime Department of the Turkish National Police in Kizilcahaman, Ankara, from 10 to 13 December 2018. In his opening speech, the General Director of Security, Celal Uzunkaya, highlighted the measures taken by Turkey to counter...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Workshop on online financial fraud and credit card fraud

3 December 2018 SKOPJE, "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

Cybercrime of today is driven mostly by financial gain and thus rapid detection and action on illegal money flows on the Internet often a necessity to identify and minimize damages from the criminal activity. Most cybercrime reported and investigated by criminal justice authorities is related to...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: New cybercrime indicators for financial sector

3 DECEMBER 2018 SKOPJE, "the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

The Internet-based offences generate proceeds of crime and often the Internet is the place where the laundering process begins. Currently there is general agreement that generating proceeds is now the primary purpose of cybercrime. The new developments of the payment systems offer opportunities...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Second National Delivery of the Introductory Training Module on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds

21 - 24 November 2018 Ankara, Turkey

Following a successful pilot delivery to candidate judges and prosecutors in Ankara in December last year, the iPROCEEDS project is supporting the second national delivery of the “Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds”. The training module is...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Regional Cybercrime Simulation Exercise investigating cybercrime and online crime proceeds

12 - 15 November 2018 Bucharest, Romania

Cybercrime today is driven mostly by financial gain and thus rapid detection and action on illegal money flows on the Internet is often a necessity to identify and minimize damages from the criminal activity. The growing threat of cybercrime is further exacerbated by difficulties of access to and...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Training Course on Cryptocurrencies

5-7 November 2018 Budapest, Hungary

Cybercriminals make use of technology for their benefit; they adopt new digital solutions such as cryptocurrencies to add an additional layer of anonymity to their illegal conduct. Virtual currencies can be important vehicles for money laundering and terrorist financing. Investigating the...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: E.C.T.E.G Malware Investigation Training Course

15 - 19 October 2018 Ankara, Turkey

The new methods used by cybercriminals evolved to a degree that tends to be higher than the ones law enforcement stand. The global scale of WannaCry and NotPetya attacks of mid-2017 proved to be a real challenge for national law enforcement agencies to handle alone malware attacks of such level....

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Regional Forum on Online Fraud

4 - 5 October 2018 Zagreb, Croatia

Under the Croatian Chairmanship of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers, the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe and Regional Centre for judicial training on Cybercrime of the Judicial Academy of Croatia organised the Regional Forum on Online Fraud on 4-5 October 2018 in...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Second National Delivery of the Introductory Judicial Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds

1 - 4 October 2018 Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Following a successful pilot delivery in Sarajevo in November last year, the iPROCEEDS project is supporting the second national delivery of the Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds in Bihać. The training is organised in cooperation with the...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Meeting on Public-private cooperation for fighting cybercrime and online crime proceeds

11-12 September 2018 Brcko District and Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Under result 5, the Joint Project of the European Union and the Council of Europe - iPROCEEDS aims to support existing or to establish public/private initiatives for information sharing and intelligence exchange on cybercrime. Public/private information sharing is an effective approach in...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: ECTEG Live Data Forensics Training

9 - 13 July 2018 Pristina, Kosovo*

The primary purpose of cybercrime investigations and proceedings is the preservation and production of admissible and reliable evidence that can be used in pre-trial and trial proceedings in criminal cases. Electronic evidence in cases of offences against and by means of information technology is...

Read More

iPROCEEDS supports the second national delivery of the Introductory Training Course in Albania

18 - 19 June 2018 Tirana, Albania

During 18-19 June 2018, the iPROCEEDS project supports the second national delivery of the Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds for judges and prosecutors. The training is organised in cooperation with the School of Magistrates of Albania and...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Second national delivery of the introductory training module on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds

12 - 15 June 2018 Belgrade, Serbia

During the period 12-15 June, 2018, the iPROCEEDS project supported the second national delivery of the Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds for judges and prosecutors. The training was organised in cooperation with the Judicial Academy of...

Read More

Cybercrime@EaP 2018: Challenges of cybercrime and transborder investigations discussed at EuroDIG 2018

5 - 6 June 2018 Tbilisi, Georgia

Representatives of the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe (C-PROC) participated in the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EurDIG) 2018 held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 5 to 6 June 2018. Under iPROCEEDS and Cybercrime@EAP (2018) projects, prosecutors, cybercrime investigators...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Investigating cybercrime and its financial gain under the last Cybercrime Simulation Exercise

21 - 24 May 2018 Ankara, Turkey

Cybercrime is a lucrative business and often vast amounts of crime proceeds are generated – and often laundered – on the Internet and through the use of information and communication technologies. Prosecution service, law enforcement agencies and Financial Intelligence Unit need to work together...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Regional workshop on criminal justice statistics on cybercrime and electronic evidence

14 - 15 May 2018 BUCHAREST, rOMANIA

Statistics on cybercrime and electronic evidence are essential to quantify the level of threats posed by the different forms of cybercrimes and cyber-enabled crimes, to support more efficient investigations and prosecutions and to better inform strategic decisions of policy-makers and regulators....

Read More

2018/AO/33 - Call for tenders - 18 June 2018 - Event organisation services in Croatia

10 May 2018

The Joint Project of the European Union and the Council of Europe – iPROCEEDS – is launching a Call for Tenders 2018/AO/33 for Event Organisation Services concerning the “Regional forum on cybercrime legislation in South-eastern Europe” organised in cooperation with the Judicial Academy of...

Read More

Cybercrime@EAP 2018 and iPROCEEDS: Regional Meeting on International Cooperation

3 - 4 May 2018 Kyiv, Ukraine

Mutual legal assistance authorities and officers from investigative units and 24/7 points of contact, representing Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) and Instrument of Pre-accession (IPA) countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia,...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: New self-guided training manual on Online Crime Proceeds available on the Octopus Community

23 April 2018

Within the iPROCEEDS project, new training materials for judges and prosecutors have been developed on the search, seizure and confiscation of online crime proceeds. The concept of targeting online crime proceeds presented in this training course brings together the approaches of cybercrime,...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Second national delivery of the introductory training module on cybercrime, electronic evidence and online crime proceeds

19-20 April 2018 Podgorica, Montenegro

The iPROCEEDS project supported the second national delivery of the Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds for judges and prosecutors. The training was organised in cooperation with the Centre for Training in Judiciary and State Prosecution and...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Cybercrime Simulation Exercise: Investigating cybercrime and its financial gain

16-19 April 2018 Tirana, Albania

Cybercrime is a lucrative business and often vast amounts of crime proceeds are generated – and often laundered – on the Internet and through the use of information and communication technologies. Prosecution service, law enforcement agencies and Financial Intelligence Unit need to work together...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Workshop on online financial fraud and credit card fraud

21-22 March 2018 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Worldwide, most cybercrime reported and investigated by criminal justice authorities is related to different types of fraud and other offences aimed at obtaining illegal economic benefits. Vast amounts of crime proceeds are thus generated –and often laundered – on the Internet and through the use...

Read More

Judicial cooperation in cybercrime matters: international joint conference

7-8 March 2018 The Hague, Netherlands

Participants in this conference are expected to gain a better understanding of the role and tools of Eurojust and the use of the Budapest Convention to assist them in international cooperation and the pursuit of a common criminal policy toward cybercrime and the gathering of electronic evidence....

Read More

iPROCEEDS: New training courses on Online Crime Proceeds available on the Octopus Community

27 February 2018 Bucharest, Romania

Within the iPROCEEDS project, new training materials for judges and prosecutors have been developed on the search, seizure and confiscation of online crime proceeds. The concept of targeting online crime proceeds presented in this training course brings together the approaches of cybercrime,...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: National delivery of the Introductory training module on cybercrime, electronic evidence and online crime proceeds

15 - 16 February 2018 Skopje, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

The iPROCEEDS project supported the first part of the national delivery of the Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds for Macedonian judges and prosecutors. The training was organised in cooperation with the Academy for Judges and Public...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Meeting on Public-private cooperation for fighting cybercrime and online crime proceeds

13 February 2018 Podgorica, Montenegro

Under result 5, the Joint Project of the European Union and the Council of Europe - iPROCEEDS aims to support existing or to establish public/private initiatives for information sharing and intelligence exchange on cybercrime. Public/private information sharing is an effective approach in...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Introductory Judicial Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds

7 - 10 February 2018 Pristina, Kosovo*

Judges and prosecutors from Kosovo*1 participated in the Pilot delivery of the Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds, organised within the framework of iPROCEEDS project in cooperation with the Kosovo* Academy of Justice and part of the 2018...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Effective interagency cooperation – a solution to fight cybercrime and its financial gain

15 - 18 January 2018 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Cybercrime of today is driven mostly by financial gains and thus rapid detection and action on illegal money flows on the Internet is often a necessity to identify and minimize damages from the criminal activity. However, successful response to cybercrime and its proceeds is often hampered by...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Fourth Meeting of the Project Steering Committee

21 December 2017 Skopje, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

The fourth meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of iPROCEEDS project took place in Skopje on 21 December 2017 with the purpose of reviewing the progress made towards achieving the project specific objective and expected results for the period July - December 2017 and approving the work...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Regional workshop on sharing good practices on reporting mechanisms in South-eastern Europe and Turkey

20 December 2017 Skopje, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia"

The timely and efficient reporting of cybercrime to the relevant authorities and ensuring meaningful follow-up of the crime reports through the criminal justice systems, as well as through appropriate financial investigations is perhaps one of the most important countermeasures against offences...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Future judges and prosecutors trained on cybercrime, electronic evidence and online crime proceeds

18 - 20 December 2017 Ankara, Turkey

50 candidate judges and prosecutors from Turkey were trained on cybercrime, electronic evidence and online crime proceeds within the framework of the joint project of the European Union and Council of Europe - iPROCEEDS. Organised in collaboration with the Justice Academy of Turkey the...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Cybercrime Simulation Exercise: Investigating cybercrime and its financial gain

4 - 7 December 2017 Belgrade, Serbia

Cybercrime investigators, digital forensics specialists, financial investigators, prosecutors as well as Financial Intelligence Unit from Serbia has gathered today to participate in a four days Cybercrime Simulation Exercise, in Belgrade. The activity is organised by the Cybercrime Programme...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Cybercrime Simulation Exercise: Investigating cybercrime and its financial gain

13 - 16 November 2017 Pristina, Kosovo*

Cybercrime investigators, digital forensics specialists, financial investigators, prosecutors as well as Financial Intelligence Unit from Kosovo* has gathered today to participate in a four days Cybercrime Simulation Exercise, in Pristina. The activity is organised by the Cybercrime Programme...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Introductory Judicial Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds

6 - 9 November 2017 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Around 50 judges, prosecutors and legal associates from Bosnia and Herzegovina took part in the pilot delivery of the Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds, developed under iPROCEEDS, from 6 to 9 November 2017. The training was conducted by four...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Albanian judges and prosecutors trained on cybercrime and the confiscation of related crime proceeds

6-7 November 2017 Tirana, Albania

The control of cybercrime and the confiscation of related crime proceeds is only possible if judges and prosecutors are sufficiently trained. To this end the iPROCEEDS project supported the second part of the national delivery of the Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence...

Read More

Cooperation with global service providers enhanced through Regional Cyber Forum in Bulgaria

30 - 31 October 2017 Sofia, Bulgaria

More than 300 cyber security experts from public and private sector, representatives of leading ICT companies, financial organisations, banks, pharmaceutical industry, logistics, energy and utility companies, NGOs, academia, law enforcement officials from over 20 countries, international...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Regional Workshop on Obtaining and Using Electronic Evidence

2 – 3 November 2017 Bucharest, Romania

Complete and effective legislation that meets human rights and rule of law requirements is the basis for criminal justice measures on cybercrime and the use of electronic evidence in criminal proceedings. Clear notions of electronic evidence, categories of data, rule on obtaining and using such...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: National delivery of the Introductory Judicial Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds in Montenegro

23 - 26 October 2017 Podgorica, Montenegro

The iPROCEEDS project is supporting the national delivery of the Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds for Montenegrin judges and prosecutors. The training is organised in cooperation with the Centre for Training in Judiciary and State...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: National delivery of the Introductory Judicial Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds in Albania

23 - 24 October 2017 Tirana, Albania

The iPROCEEDS project supported the first part of the national delivery of the Introductory Training Course on Cybercrime, Electronic Evidence and Online Crime Proceeds for Albanian judges and prosecutors. The training was organised in cooperation with the Albanian School of Magistrates and was...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Study visit on CSIRT/CERT Regulations and Operational Environment

12-13 October 2017 Bucharest, Romania

Cyber security and the protection of critical information infrastructures are vital for citizens and the private sector to trust the internet. Therefore, the creation of well-functioning Computer Security Incident Response Teams/Computer Emergency Response Teams (CSIRT/CERTs) is crucial. The...

Read More

Regional Cybercrime Conference

9-11 October 2017 Baku, Azerbaijan

The Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe in cooperation with the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) and Anti-Corruption Directorate of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Azerbaijan organised the Regional Cybercrime Conference on 9 - 11 October 2017 in Baku,...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Regional workshop on guidelines and indicators to prevent and detect online crime proceeds

4-5 October 2017 Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Internet-based offences generate proceeds of crime and often the Internet is the place where the laundering process begins. Currently there is general agreement that generating proceeds is now the primary purpose of cybercrime. The new developments of the payment systems offer opportunities...

Read More

Enhancing the Network of 24/7 Contact Points

26-27 September 2017 The Hague

The Council of Europe on 26 and 27 September held a meeting of the 24/7 Network of Contact Points at EUROPOL, The Hague. Fifty-five representatives of contact points of 45 current and future Parties to the Budapest Convention from all regions of the world shared best practices in view of further...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Cybercrime Simulation Exercise: Investigating cybercrime and its financial gain

25 - 28 September 2017 Skopje, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

Cybercrime investigators, digital forensics specialists, financial investigators, prosecutors, Financial Intelligence Unit as well as representatives of the Directorate for Personal Data Protection (DPA), from “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” has gathered today to participate in a four...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Online Financial Fraud and Credit Card Fraud Workshop

18-19 September 2017 Podgorica, Montenegro

Payment cards remain a very popular payment method and therefore a target for criminals. Debit and credit cards skimming still represents a major threat. Card-present and card-not-present fraud is widely spread with forged cards and compromised credit card details being used to commit high volume...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Meeting on Public-private cooperation for fighting cybercrime and online crime proceeds

29 June 2017 Pristina, Kosovo*

Cooperation between criminal justice authorities and private sector entities is essential to protect society against cybercrime. The Joint project of the European Union and Council of Europe – iPROCEEDS has supported the organisation of a meeting on “Public-private cooperation for fighting...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Assessment mission of guidelines to prevent and detect/identify online crime proceeds

22-23 June 2017 Belgrade, Serbia

In the framework of the iPROCEEDS project, the Council of Europe has undertaken a two-day assessment mission aiming to gather specific information regarding the existing indicators and red flags for the financial sector institutions used to detect online fraud and money laundering in the online...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Meeting on Public-private cooperation for fighting cybercrime and online crime proceeds

23 June 2017 Skopje, “The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

Cooperation between criminal justice authorities and private sector entities is essential to protect society against cybercrime. The Joint project of the European Union and Council of Europe – iPROCEEDS has supported the organisation of a meeting on “Public-private cooperation for fighting...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Assessment mission of guidelines to prevent and detect/identify online crime proceeds

19 - 20 June 2017 Pristina, Kosovo*

Financial sector institutions are bound to identify and report suspicious transactions to Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) according to a set of indicators aimed at prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing. The quality and application of such indicators remains a challenge and it...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Regional Training of Trainers on cybercrime, electronic evidence and online crime proceeds

20 - 24 June 2017 Budva, Montenegro

Under the iPROCEEDS project a five days Training of Trainers on delivery of the introductory training module on cybercrime, electronic evidence and online crime proceeds has started today. It aims to establish a pool of national trainers who will be able to instruct their peers in the...

Read More

International Workshop on Cybercrime Training Strategies for Law Enforcement Agencies

15-16 June 2017 Brussels, Belgium

A coordinated effort between the Council of Europe, INTERPOL and Europol aims to make available the training materials developed by the European Cybercrime Training and Education Group (ECTEG) to all the countries supported by current Joint Projects of the European Union and the Council of...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Assessment mission of guidelines to prevent and detect/identify online crime proceeds

15-16 June 2017 Skopje, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

Financial sector institutions are bound to identify and report suspicious transactions to Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) according to a set of indicators aimed at prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing. The quality and application of such indicators remains a challenge and it...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Assessment mission of guidelines to prevent and detect/identify online crime proceeds

13-14 June 2017 Podgorica, Montenegro

Financial sector institutions are bound to identify and report suspicious transactions to Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) according to a set of indicators aimed at prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing. The quality and application of such indicators remains a challenge and it...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Third Meeting of the Project Steering Committee

12 June 2017 Luxembourg

The third meeting of the Project Steering Committee (PSC) of iPROCEEDS took place in Luxembourg on 12 June 2017 with the purpose of overviewing the progress made towards objectives and results for the period January - June 2017 and approving the working plan for the next six months. From January...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: International workshop on search, seizure and confiscation of proceeds from crime online

12 - 13 June 2017 Luxembourg

The General Prosecutor of Luxembourg, Martine SOLOVIEFF, opened today the “International workshop on search, seizure and confiscation of proceeds from crime online” organised by iPROCEEEDS project in cooperation with Luxembourg Financial Intelligence Unit. She highlighted the importance of FIU in...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Assessment mission of guidelines to prevent and detect/identify online crime proceeds

25-26 May 2017 Ankara, Turkey

Financial sector institutions are bound to identify and report suspicious transactions to Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) according to a set of indicators aimed at prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing. The quality and application of such indicators remains a challenge and it...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Assessment mission of guidelines to prevent and detect/identify online crime proceeds

22-23 May 2017 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Financial sector institutions are bound to identify and report suspicious transactions to Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) according to a set of indicators aimed at prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing. The quality and application of such indicators remains a challenge and it...

Read More

Cybercrime@EAP III and iPROCEEDS: Investigating cybercrime and its financial gain

28 April 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia

Today the five-day cybercrime exercise finished. 50 prosecutors, cybercrime investigators, financial investigation/intelligence and cyber security specialists from 12 countries from Eastern Europe, South-eastern Europe and Turkey had to work together to solve a series of technical challenges...

Read More

Cybercrime@EAP III and iPROCEEDS: Investigating cybercrime and its financial gain – working together effectively

24 - 28 April 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia

A novel initiative comprising 12 countries from the Eastern Partnership Region, South-eastern Europe and Turkey was launched today in Tbilisi, Georgia through a Cybercrime Coordination and Partnership Exercise to explore and establish closer links between professional communities of cybercrime...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Public-private cooperation for fighting cybercrime and online crime proceeds

10 April 2017 Belgrade, Serbia

Cooperation between criminal justice authorities and private sector entities is essential to protect society against cybercrime. The Joint project of the European Union and Council of Europe – iPROCEEDS is supporting the organisation of a meeting on “Public-private cooperation for fighting...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Workshops on inter-agency and international cooperation for search, seizure and confiscation of online crime proceeds

3 - 4 April 2017 Ankara, Turkey

Putting in place domestic protocols on information sharing according to relevant regulations and permissible less formal alternatives represents one of the tools that would enhance in an efficient way cross-sector information sharing and international cooperation between cybercrime units,...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Advisory mission and workshop for the setting up/improvement of reporting mechanisms

27-28 March 2017 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The mission is intended to gather specific information regarding online fraud and other types of cybercrime reporting in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The consultants involved, who will have met various agencies responsible for or affiliated with cybercrime reporting, will draw conclusions and...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Advisory mission and workshop on online fraud and other cybercrime reporting mechanisms

15-16 March 2017 Ankara, Turkey

An advisory mission and workshop on online fraud and other cybercrime reporting mechanisms, took place in Ankara, Turkey, from 15 to 16 of March 2017. The mission aimed to visit investigation and police authorities, communications regulator and/or one or several of the Internet service providers...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Workshops on inter-agency and international cooperation for search, seizure and confiscation of online crime proceeds

15-16 March 2017 Tirana, Albania

As cybercrime investigations are rarely accompanied by financial investigations and vice versa, there is a need for more effective inter-agency cooperation between all these institutions, which are expected to have the strongest impact on the search, seizure and confiscation of online crime...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Assessment mission of guidelines to prevent and detect online crime proceeds

13 March 2017 Tirana, Albania

The Internet-based offences generate proceeds of crime and often the Internet is the place where the laundering process begins. Currently there is general agreement that generating proceeds is now the primary purpose of cybercrime. Financial sector institutions are bound to identify and report...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: pilot training on Investigation on Darknet and Virtual currencies

28 February - 3 March 2017 Bucharest, Romania

The Darknet is becoming increasingly a place where illegal activity thrives and criminals function in perceived anonymity. Reportedly, almost 30% of hidden services on Tor relate to some form of illicit activity, such as selling illicit drugs, weapons, compromised data, counterfeit...

Read More

CyberCrime@EAP III and iPROCEEDS: Preparatory meeting of the Cybercrime Exercise

23-24 February 2017 Tbilisi, Georgia

The second preparatory expert meeting on the development of the Cybercrime Exercise started today in Tbilisi, Georgia. Council of Europe experts, staff members and representatives of the Georgian Data Exchange Agency are finilising the components of a simulation exercise that will cover solving...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Workshops on inter-agency and international cooperation for search, seizure and confiscation of online crime proceeds

16-17 February 2017 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Putting in place domestic protocols on information sharing according to relevant regulations and permissible less formal alternatives represents one of the tools that would enhance in an efficient way cross-sector information sharing and international cooperation between cybercrime units,...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: 14 law enforcement officers start the long-distance master programme on cybercrime investigation and computer forensics

23 January 2017 Bucharest, Romania

On 23 January 2017 courses have started for 14 law enforcement officers from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Turkey and Kosovo*. iPROCEEDS is financing the participation of 14 representatives from Cybercrime Units, Prosecution...

Read More

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...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: 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...

Read More

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....

Read More

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

08 December 2016 Pristina, Kosovo*

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...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Regional Workshop on Reporting Mechanisms: International Good Practices

25 November 2016 Tirana, Albania

A regional workshop on reporting mechanisms of online fraud and other cybercrime took place in Tirana, Albania. The meeting was attended by representatives of prosecutors, cybercrime, financial intelligence and financial investigators units as well as by representatives of Ombudsperson's offices,...

Read More

iPROCEEDS and EAP III: International Meeting on Cooperation with Multinational Service Providers

Cooperation between criminal justice authorities and private sector entities, including in particular multinational service providers, is essential to protect society against crime. Such cooperation concerns primarily access by police and prosecution services to data held by service providers for...

Read More

Call for Tenders - 2016AO60 - Long-distance Master Programme on Cybercrime Investigation

Call for Tenders - 2016AO60 - Provision of places on a long-distance Master Programme on Cybercrime Investigation and computer forensics, including online crime proceeds. Deadline: 21 November 2016

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Judicial training workshop in Zagreb

13 October 2016 Zagreb, Croatia

Given the threat of cybercrime and the increasing relevance of electronic evidence in criminal proceedings, retrieving evidence becomes essential in order to prosecute offenders or to prove the innocence of suspects. Judges and prosecutors need to know and understand the nature and evidential...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: advisory missions and workshops on online fraud and other cybercrime reporting mechanisms

7-8 September 2016 Belgrade, Serbia

From 7 to 8 September 2016, Serbia will host an “Advisory mission and workshop for the setting up or improvement of reporting mechanisms”, under iPROCEEDS project. Two international CoE experts will visit Belgrade and meet various agencies responsible for and/or affiliated with cybercrime...

Read More

iPROCEEDS: Getting started

13-14 June 2016 Ohrid, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

The joint project of the European Union and the Council of Europe: iPROCEEDS on Targeting Crime Proceeds on the Internet in South-Eastern Europe and Turkey was launched at a regional meeting in Ohrid, “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, from 13 to 14 June, 2016. The project aims to...

Read More

Serbia: iPROCEEDS assessment visit on criminal money flows on the Internet

16/04/2016 Belgrade, Serbia

An assessment visit on criminal money flows on the Internet as well as on the legislative and practical capabilities to respond to the threats and trends regarding cybercrime and money laundering started in Belgrade, Serbia, on April 14th, 2016. It lasted 2 days and aimed to gather information on...

Read More

New project iPROCEEDS to be launched

18/12/2015 Strasbourg

The European Union and the Council of Europe signed an agreement on a new 5.6 million Euro project on the confiscation of proceeds from online crime in South-eastern Europe. iPROCEEDS will have a duration of 42 months and be implemented by the Cybercrime Programme Office of the Council of Europe...

Read More

Octopus Community

Join us or sign in!

  Online Form

Alexander Seger
Cybercrime Division
Agora Building
F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex