Financial Investigation Bureau

Copycat websites on the rise

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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, FIB fraud investigators have been called upon repeatedly to help shut down bogus websites.

FIB expertise helps catch ‘Lady’ fraudster

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With the assistance of ICC’s Financial Investigation Bureau (FIB), law enforcement officials in Merseyside, northwest England, recently captured and successfully prosecuted self-styled ‘Lady’ Geraldine Travers.

FIB monitoring self-liquidating loan scam

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ICC’s Financial Investigation Bureau (FIB) is closely monitoring a sophisticated global advance fee fraud scam that targets companies facing financial difficulties.

FIB publication instrumental in identifying fraud

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ICC’s Financial Investigation Bureau (FIB) publication “Preventing Financial Instrument Fraud: The Money Launderer’s Tool” has proved valuable in identifying key elements of several recent fraud operations.

FIB conference delegates identify fraudster

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A dramatic and unintended turn of events at the ICC Financial Investigation Bureau (FIB) annual conference last month has brought officials closer to apprehending an international fraudster.

FIB warns of fake bank guarantees

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ICC's Financial Investigation Bureau (FIB) is advising the investment community to be on the look out for a variety of false Bank Guarantees. Two recent high-profile cases have highlighted the importance of carefully reviewing financial documents for specific terms used by fraud perpetrators.