The 36th Meeting of EAST National Members was hosted by the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol in the Hague on 10th June 2015. National updates were provided by 21 countries, and a global update by HSBC. Europol attended the meeting as an observer and a presentation was given by Oberthur Cash Protection on ink staining technology and French regulation and tests.
During the meeting a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Europol and EAST in order to further strengthen the cooperation in combating all types of payment crime.
EAST Fraud Update 2-2015 will be produced in July, based on the updates provided at the meeting. EAST Fraud Updates are also available on the EAST Website to EAST Members (National &Associate), and to individual subscribers.