FinTelegram has recently reported about F1Markets and its broker platforms. These include the online broker Investous, against which numerous complaints from retail investors have been filed. An extensive broadcast on Facebook about alleged fake advertisements by Investous ultimately led to PSV Eindhoven terminating its sponsorship agreement with Investous (F1Markets).
Life in our cyber society is characterized by digitalization and the Internet. Financial transactions are also handled via the Internet, as are purchases and partner searches. The ubiquitous smartphone is the new center of human life. Unfortunately, today’s cyber society has also brought a new form of crime – cybercrime. Studies show that people are now more likely to become victims of cybercriminals than traditional criminals.
EU Broker Scam – Investigations in five jurisdictions; More than 200,000 German victims; Connections to Amsterdam and Belgrade!
In the sentencing, the US Judge Theodore D. Chuang says Lee Elbaz, the former CEO of the Israeli binary options scam operator Yukom Communications Ltd, was responsible for the targeting of elderly, vulnerable victims in the $140 million fraud. Yukom operated the boiler rooms behind the binary options scheme BinaryBook and BigOption. Elbaz, in turn, pointed her finger at her former principals, the Israeli Yossi Herzog and Kobi Cohen. Elbaz’s defense line worked at least to a certain degree. She wasn’t gieven the 34-year prison term the prosecutor asked the court for.