Cyber-Fraud in Hong Kong,…commission of 5 June 2019

( Exciting meeting recalling that cyber-fraud is the third most common financial crime after arms and drug trafficking, and is practiced at an industrial level, in particular by fraudulent international transfers through Hong Kong accounts of Chinese companies (12,000 monthly creations) awakened for the occasion. The place is conducive to money laundering. Fraud « to the president » is a privileged sport, which consists in manipulating company’s employees to obtain transfers by means of manoeuvres that lead them to believe that it is a legitimate order (from an executive, a supplier). SWIFT can sometimes be recalled: translate the complaint, use the Registrar of Hong Kong companies, forward it to the Hong Kong Police (online complaint) for the issuance of a no consent order addressed to the Hong Kong bank, to be doubled by a lawyer’s letter, and a detailed statement. Obtain a Mareva Injunction (« in personam, under English law applicable in the Commonwealth, in this increasingly « mandarin » Hong Kong) for the freezing of assets pending a decision on the merits, and a disclosure (Norwish Pharmacal) order to obtain statements by the bank. Assign the fraudsters to Hong Kong (short-circuit action) to request a seizure order in the hands of the bank if the money is still there. These are some of the first steps. (cf. the movie with Vincent Elbaz « je compte sur vous » 2005.

Voir aussi :

2021 : DSA – DMA – La nouvelle réglementation d’Internet en préparation : remarques sur les projets de l’Union Européenne

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