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E&G Bulgaria Cybercrime Case – UK authorities closed down GPay in the public interest
On July 8, 2020, probably the biggest European financial cybercrime trials ever starts in Vienna. Prosecutors charge Gal Barak, one of the major Israeli binary options and broker scammers, of investment fraud and money-laundering. With his scam brands XTraderFX, SafeMarkets, Golden Markets, CryptoPoint, or OptionStars he has defrauded tens of thousands of victims in Europe. Right before the trial UK authorities closed down the cybercrime organization’s money-laundering hub.
Former Wirecard COO Jan Marsalek on the run
The Austrian Jan Marsalek, 40, was until recently Wirecard board member and the company’s COO. He was considered the right hand of his compatriot Markus Braun. Marsalek is said to have rarely been seen at Wirecard headquarters, although as COO he was responsible for operative business. He was a phantom, writes a German newspaper.