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8rental.com scam – criminal promotional methods in attempt to fool Internet search engines

8rental.com scam – criminal promotional methods in attempt to fool Internet search engines This article is dedicated to uncovering the criminal methods that 8rental.com scammers utilise to promote themselves and deteriorate Internet search rankings of the websites competing with them in Google search and other search engines.
Briefly on 8rental.com scam The Committee for the Prevention of Fraud in Transport (CPFT) conducts an investigation into the 8rental.com scam operating in the transport sector. It was set up in 2016 under fake identities in Moldova. This website provides fake information aimed at fooling potential counterparts into thinking 8rental.com is an established big industry player with a long history. In actual fact, this scam consists of two Moldovan crooks based in Moldova and defrauding consumers, carriers and other counterparts in many different ways. They even go as far as scamming students by announcing fake scholarships in US Colleges and Universities. You can vi…
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8rental.com fake scholarships scam at the US Universities and Colleges

8rental.com fake scholarships scam at the US Universities Read how scammers from 8rental.com, a website set up and managed by crooks in Moldova, defrauded unsuspecting students in US colleges and universities. The scammers from a former Soviet republic exploited a lack of supervision in the system of financial aid and simply posted fake scholarships in a number of colleges and universities in the US. The crooks promised to pay a scholarship in exchange for content written for their website 8rental.com engaged in fraud and scam schemes.
In order to fool the students the scammers proclaimed themselves to be "a European giant of transportation" and made reference to a number of preliminary created fake resources on Crunchbase.com, in Facebook, on Zoominfo.com and some others where they posted fake information about being a UK company in operation since 2000 and employing hundreds of employees. In actual fact, behind this website registered in 2016 there are just 2 crooks from …

New type of fraud in industry of driven cars rental.

8rental.com - New type of fraud in the industry of driven cars reservation We present our investigation findings on the scam website operating in the transport sector under the name 8rental.com set up and managed by cybercriminals from Moldova.
Brief on 8rental.com scam To deceive potential clients and carriers the scammers from 8rental.com advertise themselves on the Internet as a "giant of the European transport industry" based in London. They claim to be in operation for over 10 years and have hundreds of employees. In reality it is just a scam website registered in Moldova under fake identities in 2016. It does not have any fleet, capital or assets and operates illegally without any professional insurance and without paying any taxes. We were reported that this gang defrauds both consumers and carriers. The scammers from 8rental.com have no moral boundaries and easily defrauded even students in need. To hide their activity these fraudsters manipulate customer reviews. F…

Recognition and prevention of social engineering fraud in corporate travel

It seems that we can’t go a single day without reading stories of hacking and fraud in the news. Retail stores, financial institutions, hotels and many other businesses seem to be subject to new hacks and intrusions all the time. While many hacks are the result of exploited vulnerabilities in electronic systems, any competent hacker will tell you that the most successful hacks often involve a social component - using human nature to find out information about a person or business and then exploiting that knowledge to commit fraud. This is commonly referred to as social engineering.

We were alerted to the fact that fraudsters have become much more sophisticated in researching companies online and employing social engineering tactics such as calling corporations to obtain specific details from internal personnel about their travel program. Targets of such calls could be anyone from the switchboard operator, to employees in key departments (which are often easily found online) to the cor…

Economic crime in the logistics and transportation sector: Systemic and insider frauds can cause more than monetary damage

Transportation & logistics (T&L) companies are facing systemic types of economic fraud such as procurement fraud and bribery and corruption. The sector also has a high percentage of frauds committed by insiders. These crimes pose a serious challenge for a T&L company, since they can cause substantial financial losses and hurt a company’s reputation. According to our 2014 Global Economic Crime Survey, the overall incidence of economic crime in the T&L sector is 34%, up two percentage points from 2011. Asset misappropriation is still the most common type of economic crime in this sector, followed by procurement fraud, accounting fraud, and bribery and corruption.
More on http://usblogs.pwc.com/industrialinsights/2014/12/09/economic-crime-in-the-transportation-logistics-sector-systemic-and-insider-frauds-can-cause-more-than-monetary-damage By Robert McCutcheon, PWC Partner, Industrial Products Sector Leader