Cost to Buy MBA Degree Online

A reporter in Dubai investigating fake online degrees reported on a company that was offering MBA degrees for sale. According to the report, the online company was claiming to transfer work experience into college credit that would allow a student to easily obtain an MBA degree online. The unaccredited university was offering MBA degrees online… Continue reading Cost to Buy MBA Degree Online

Sales of Illegal Cigarettes in the Philippines in 2013

A study by Oxford Economics and the International Tax and Investment Center found that the Philippines Government lost $357 Million (15.6 Billion Philippine Peso) in tax revenue due to the sale of illegal cigarettes. 17.1 Billion cigarettes that were sold on the black market were smoked in the Philippines in 2013, up from the 6.1… Continue reading Sales of Illegal Cigarettes in the Philippines in 2013

Illegal Online Gambling in Malaysia

Security officials estimate that illegal online gambling syndicates earn up to $2.4 Billion (7.9 Billion Malaysian Ringgit) a year from illegal gambling activities in Malaysia. Intelligence by enforcement agencies shows that online bookies are able to make a daily profit of $3,112 (10,000 Ringgit) from illegal gamblers in the Malaysia. A start-up gambling website with… Continue reading Illegal Online Gambling in Malaysia

Number of Arrests for Cheating at Las Vegas Casinos per year

According to security officials with the Nevada State Gaming Control Board, around 500 people are arrested each year for attempting to cheat at casinos in the state of Nevada. Out of the total number of arrested, nearly a third of those arrests are casino employees. Security experts stated that increased video technology and ultraviolet and… Continue reading Number of Arrests for Cheating at Las Vegas Casinos per year

IRA Running a Counterfeit Vodka Operations

Customs officials in Ireland broke up a counterfeit vodka operation that was managed by the Irish Republican Army (IRA) that is estimated to have been a multimillion euro moonshine operation. In a raid by Custom agents, nearly 1110,000 bottles caps, 400,000 fake labels of popular vodka brands, 500 cardboard boxes and a bottling plant was… Continue reading IRA Running a Counterfeit Vodka Operations

Over 10,000 Fake Online Pharmacies Shut Down

A 10 day crackdown against counterfeit drugs coordinated by Interpoal in May 11 to 21, 2014 lead to 8.4 million doses of fake drugs. 237 people were arrested worldwide and 10,603 websites that were selling counterfeit medicines were shut down. Fake pills being sold to the public included diet pills ad controlled pharmacy pills such… Continue reading Over 10,000 Fake Online Pharmacies Shut Down

Fuel Smuggling on the East Timor Border

Fuel smugglers in Indonesia are using motorcycles to smuggled subsidized fuel into East Timor, which does not receive government subsidies for its gasoline purchases. According to a report in the Jakarta Globe, smugglers quickly drive up to gas stations located in the Belu district of Timor. The smugglers cut in front of the line and… Continue reading Fuel Smuggling on the East Timor Border

Counterfeit NHL Merchandise Seized by Security Agencies

Between 1992 and 2014, police and brand enforcement officials with the National Hockey League (NHL) seized over 10.6 million counterfeit goods items of its hockey teams. These types of fakes consists of counterfeit or replica jerseys, t-shirts and hats of NHL hockey teams that are unauthorized. According to the NHL, the retail value of the… Continue reading Counterfeit NHL Merchandise Seized by Security Agencies

Money Laundering Through Sports Betting

A study conducted by the International Centre for Sport Security and the Sorbonne in Paris stated that up to $140 Billion is bet on sporting events by people looking to launder money. Up to 80 percent of global sports betting takes place on illegal gambling markets, such as offshore books and unlicensed online casinos. The… Continue reading Money Laundering Through Sports Betting