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cyber scams

The Problem With POGOs

The Problem With POGOs

By Felix Iglesias
An ongoing investigation into Alice Guo, the mayor of a small city in Luzon, has prompted increased scrutiny of online gambling operations – and their possible links to Chinese espionage.

Carrots and Sticks: Washington’s Strategy to Counter Chinese Influence in Cambodia Rests on Faulty Premises

Carrots and Sticks: Washington’s Strategy to Counter Chinese Influence in Cambodia Rests on Faulty Premises

By Arthur Eremita
Old debates about U.S. engagement have become obsolete in light of evidence that the country's elite is abetting cyberscam operations on a massive scale.
Thailand Cuts Off Internet, Mobile Phone Connections to Myanmar Scam Hub

Thailand Cuts Off Internet, Mobile Phone Connections to Myanmar Scam Hub

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission says that connections supplying Shwe Kokko, a center of online fraud operations in Myanmar's Kayin State, were illegal.

EU, UN Reschedule Launch of Anti-human Trafficking Project in Cambodia After Questions About Venue

EU, UN Reschedule Launch of Anti-human Trafficking Project in Cambodia After Questions About Venue

By Jack Brook
The event was scheduled to take place at a hotel owned by the L.Y.P. Group conglomerate, which also owns a casino with links to forced scamming operations.

Is Singapore Doing Enough to Safeguard Itself Against Cybersecurity Attacks and Scams?

Is Singapore Doing Enough to Safeguard Itself Against Cybersecurity Attacks and Scams?

By Ronald Lee and Edmund Lim
Despite its efforts so far, there is more that the city-state can be doing to plug the gaps in its cyber-defenses.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Why the US and China Should Work Together to Solve the Global Scam Crisis

Why the US and China Should Work Together to Solve the Global Scam Crisis

By Jan Santiago and Alvin Camba
Both nations have a shared interest in cracking down on online "pig butchering schemes." It could show that the two nations can still work together for mutual benefit.

China Cracks Down on Cyber Scams in Southeast Asia But Leaves Networks Intact

China Cracks Down on Cyber Scams in Southeast Asia But Leaves Networks Intact

By Huizhong Wu
Tens of thousands of people, mostly but not all Chinese, have become ensnared in cyber scam networks run by powerful Chinese criminal syndicates hand-in-hand with local elites in Southeast Asia.
109 Telecom Fraud Suspects Deported From Myanmar To China

109 Telecom Fraud Suspects Deported From Myanmar To China

By Sebastian Strangio
Beijing's strategic interests in Myanmar and mainland Southeast Asia ensure that the crackdown on transnational criminality is likely to remain partial and selective.

Philippine Police Raid Alleged Cybercrime Buildings and Rescue 2,700 Workers

Philippine Police Raid Alleged Cybercrime Buildings and Rescue 2,700 Workers

By Associated Press
The workers, who came from 18 different countries, were allegedly duped into working for fraudulent online gaming sites and other cybercrime groups.

Cambodia Deports 19 Japanese Cybercrime Scam Suspects

Cambodia Deports 19 Japanese Cybercrime Scam Suspects

By Sopheng Cheang
The 19 were taken into custody in the southern city of Sihanoukville on January 24.

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