EAST has published its first Fraud Update for 2022. This is based on country crime updates given by representatives of 22 countries in the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), and 6 non-SEPA countries, at the 6th (virtual) EAST Interim Meeting held on 9th February 2022.
The following countries supplied full or partial information for this Update:
Armenia, Austria; Belgium; Canada; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Italy; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Malta; Mexico; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russia; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Ukraine; United Kingdom.
To date in 2022 the EAST Expert Group on All Terminal Fraud (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: