Malta regulator warns of steep rise in covid-19 scams

Malta regulator warns of steep rise in covid-19 scams

The Malta Financia Services Authority (MFSA) has warned of a sharp increase in the number of attempted scams targeting individuals during the covid-19 pandemic. The MFSA told the Malta Independent on Sunday: "In February of 2019 we did not issue any warning, and in March and April we only issued two warnings. This year, between 13 March and 2 April, the MFSA has issued six warnings regarding scam emails." In a statement the MFSA said: "The scammers are taking advantage of the scen...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.