EAST has just published its second Fraud Update for 2020. This is based on country crime updates given by representatives of 20 countries in the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), and 8 non-SEPA countries, at the 1st (virtual) EAST Interim Meeting held on 10th June 2020. For this meeting EAST adopted a new template for country reporting which means that data analysis can be more accurately assessed across the key reporting headings, as shown below.
The following countries supplied full or partial information for this Update:
Armenia, Austria; Belgium; Bermuda; Canada; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Italy; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Malta; Mexico; Netherlands; Norway; Portugal; Romania; Russia; Slovakia; South Africa; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Turkey; Ukraine; United Kingdom.
To date in 2020 the EPTF has published three related Payment Alerts.
To date in 2020 EAST EGAF has published ten related Fraud Alerts.
To date in 2020 the EAST Expert Group on ATM & ATS Physical Attacks (EGAP) has published three related Physical Attack Alerts.
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: