EAST has just published its first Fraud Update for 2021. This is based on country crime updates given by representatives of 22 countries in the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), and 4 non-SEPA countries, at the 3rd (virtual) EAST Interim Meeting held on 10th February 2021.
The following countries supplied full or partial information for this Update:
Austria; Belgium; Cyprus; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Hungary; Ireland; Italy; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russia; Slovakia; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom.
To date in 2021 the EAST Expert Group on All Terminal Fraud (EGAF) has published one related Fraud Alert.
To date in 2021 the EAST Payments Task Force (EPTF) has published one related Payment Alert and EAST EGAF has published one related Fraud Alert.
The full European Fraud Update is available to EAST Members (National, Global and Associate).
Information on the Fraud Definitions and Terminology used by EAST can be found as follows: