Between 19-21 June 2018, over 300 participants from 40 countries convened in The Hague for the 5th Virtual Currencies Conference organised by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) to discuss one of the hottest topics of this year: virtual currencies, and how to foster the legitimate use of this virtual monetary system often abused by hackers, international drug dealers and the money movers of organised crime.
In the presence of several Members of the European Parliament, industry stakeholders, think tanks and EU media, the Vice-President of the European Parliament, Pavel Telicka and ENISA organised an informal breakfast to discuss Fake News.
Easy money with no strings attached? Think again – you are funding crime, and we know it
The criminal group posed as suppliers for public sector organisations and duped private bodies through fraud online.