New York prosecutors claim Eugeni ‘Zhenya’ Tsvetnenko took the largest share of profits from a premium SMS auto-enrolling scam.
Paul Fletcher MP, the Australian Minister for Communications, says the rising number of blocked calls is proof that the country’s anti-scam strategy is working.
The FBI operated an encrypted messaging network for criminals, leading to over 800 arrests and major drug busts worldwide.
The leaders of the FCC and the ACMA signed a piece of paper that lists vague promises they are not obliged to keep.
23 year old Sydney web developer Evan McMahon was shown leniency because of his age and autism.
Comms providers adopted a code of conduct to detect, trace and block scam calls in late 2020.
The long arm of the American law still pursues more convictions after already imprisoning and fining a series of business executives.
Telstra CEO Andy Penn is partnering with government to filter bogus text messages in a trial that will likely be extended much more widely in future.
Andrew Penn, boss of Australia’s largest telco, called for industry, government and regulators to collaborate on wangiri fraud.
The Australian public enquiry is the first of its kind, so will likely influence decisions made by other authorities around the world.