Blog Posts

  1. March 19, 2019

    White Collar Crimes We Need to Watch Out For

    What is white collar crime? How serious is it?

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  2. March 16, 2019

    As the World has Become Increasingly Digital, So has Fraud

    What you can to do prevent identity theft

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  3. March 9, 2019

    What is Data Privacy? Why is it Important?

    Learn what you can do to protect yourself for data pirates.

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  4. March 9, 2019

    What You Need to Know About Brexit

    Do you know what Brexit is? Read on for a complete explanation.

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  5. November 9, 2018

    How Push Payment Scams Demonstrate the Dark Side of Technology

    Do you know what a push payment scam is? Read on

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  6. November 3, 2018

    What is a Botnet?

    Learn what a botnet is and how to avoid it.

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  7. October 27, 2018

    Shattering the Glass Ceiling at the Workplace

    Has the bias against women in the workplace improved? Let's take a look.

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  8. October 23, 2018

    Online Fraud in Betting and Gambling

    How is gambling fraud accomplished online?

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  9. October 21, 2018

    Understanding the Damage Caused by a Data Breach

    Understanding the Damage Caused by a Data Breach

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  10. October 17, 2018

    Difficulties faced by Women in the Financial Workforce

    What is the current situation of women in the financial workplace? Let's take a look.

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  11. October 8, 2018

    Limitations and Downsides of Biometric Technology

    Biometric scanners are a great way to secure a business, but there are some downsides.

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  12. September 28, 2018

    Home Based Business Scams

    What are the scams involved in home based jobs? Are there legitimate ones out there?

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  13. September 26, 2018

    Maintaining Ethical Standards

    Has Google violated their own standards of ethical optimization?

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  14. September 19, 2018

    Procurement Fraud and How to Identify It

    What is Procurement Fraud and how you can identify it.

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  15. September 13, 2018

    Call Center Fraud

    Did you know that identity scammers try to get your information through call centers? Read on.

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  16. September 11, 2018

    How to Avoid Real Estate Property Fraud

    You should not invest in real estate unless you have a significant knowledge about this industry. If not, you can find yourself a victim of real estate fraud.

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  17. September 8, 2018

    Various Scams Related to Commercial Banks

    What are the popular scams that criminals use to get to your money in the bank? Let's take a look.

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  18. September 6, 2018

    The Connection between Cryptocurrency and Ransomware Attacks

    Why is cryptocurrency used by cybercriminals? We will be taking a look in this article.

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  19. September 1, 2018

    Travel Scams to Avoid

    When you travel, be vigilant so that you don't become an opportunity of crime. Here's how...

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  20. August 29, 2018

    Types of Intellectual Property Fraud

    Do you know what Intellectual Property is, copyrights or patents? Do you know how to use them and avoid any fraudulent activity? Learn more here.

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  21. August 23, 2018

    A Comprehensive Analysis of the Cryptocurrency Industry

    An Analysis of the Cryptocurrency Industry

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  22. August 23, 2018

    Six of The Biggest Data Breaches of All Time

    What industries suffered the most from data breaches?

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  23. August 19, 2018

    Importance of Firewalls in Digital Security

    What exactly does a firewall do? Learn about it here!

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  24. August 19, 2018

    Mitigating Cyber Threats of 2018

    While there is no 100% preventative method to stop all cyber attacks, you can definitely limit the possibilites by following some of these techniques.

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  25. August 1, 2018

    Significance of Biometric Authentication

    What has biometric security done for us?

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  26. July 21, 2018

    Criminals Might be Ripping off Billions From the Country’s Seniors

    How bad is the theft of our nation's elderly? Take a look.

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  27. July 19, 2018

    Embezzlement Avoidance Tips

    How to avoid embezzlement of your business.

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  28. July 17, 2018

    What Does It Mean to Embezzle From a Firm?

    Embezzlement means misappropriating the assets of a firm for personal or other criminal use, but how do they get away with it?

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  29. July 12, 2018

    22 Stock Market Terms that Every Beginner Needs to Know

    A quick vocabulary lesson for beginners investing in stocks

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  30. July 8, 2018

    How to Tell the Difference Between Debt Collectors and Scammers

    How to Tell the Difference Between Debt Collectors and Scammers

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  31. July 7, 2018

    How Five Stock Market Scams Shook the Industry

    Learn how unscrupulous individuals worked the stock market to their advantage and how their continuous greed eventually led them to jail.

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  32. June 26, 2018

    What is Real Estate Investment Trust and Why it is Useful

    A beneficial investment and a great way to diversify your financial portfolio is with Real Estate Investment Trusts. Learn more here.

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  33. June 21, 2018

    How Cash on Cash Return Can be an Investor's Best Guide Against Uncertainty

    Learn about what cash on cash investing is in this article.

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  34. June 18, 2018

    Countries Sanctioned by the United States and What it Means

    Why do countries get sanctioned? Learn more about sanctioning and the consequences.

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  35. June 16, 2018

    A Guide for the Prevention of Data Theft

    You can help in the prevention of data theft. Here's how.

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  36. June 14, 2018

    The World of Online Ad Fraud and Scams

    Watch out for these online scams

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  37. June 12, 2018

    Common Foreign Exchange Scams

    Do you know how to protect yourself when using foreign exchanges? Learn more here.

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  38. June 11, 2018

    Advanced Techniques on Evading and Spotting Cyber Criminals’ Activities

    How can businesses reduce the ongoing threat of cyber crimes?

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  39. May 27, 2018

    Payroll Fraud and It's Prevention

    How are payroll scams carried out? What are the loopholes? Read on.

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  40. May 25, 2018

    Pharmaceutical Scams: A Methodical Fraudulent Activity

    There are loopholes where some pharmaceutical companies take advantage of at the expense of the patients who need these drugs. Let's see how they do this.

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  41. May 21, 2018

    Disaster Recovery as a Service: A Third-Party DR Model

    In this article, we will tell you how to go about preparing for a technical disaster at your business.

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  42. May 13, 2018

    How to Avoid Recruiting Scams on Social Media

    There are warning signs to look for when applying for a job online. Learn more in this article.

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  43. May 12, 2018

    The Consequences of the Digital Age

    What are some of the most infamous data breaches? Learn more in this article.

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  44. May 12, 2018

    An Overview of Different Types of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

    Learn about the different types of frauds that are perpetrated on worker's compensation insurance.

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  45. May 12, 2018

    An Overview of Different Types of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

    Learn about the different types of frauds that are perpetrated on worker's compensation insurance.

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  46. May 6, 2018

    Devising an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

    What's the best way to keep your data safe from cyber criminal and natural disasters?

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  47. April 14, 2018

    How to Detect Fake Charity Scams

    How do you know when a charity is a scam? Here are a few methods to determine that.

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  48. April 13, 2018

    Signals That a Job Opportunity is a Hoax

    Even wonder if a job opportunity is too good to be true?

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  49. April 6, 2018

    Six Outrageous Cases of Identity Fraud

    Some case histories of identity fraud

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  50. March 31, 2018

    How People Get Scammed in Marketing Frauds

    What is marketing deception? Check it out and learn how to avoid emails and phone calls that try to deceive you into divulging your personal information!

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  51. March 12, 2018

    Accounting and Financial Scams of Recent Times - Part 1

    Financial scams of the 21st century.

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  52. March 10, 2018

    Accounting Fraud and Its Prevention

    What exactly is accounting fraud and how does it work?

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  53. January 31, 2018

    Cyber Security Threats to Look Out for in 2018 - Part 1

    What are the virtual security threats of 2018? Read on.

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  54. January 29, 2018

    Cyber Security Threats to Look Out for in 2018 - Part 2

    Cyber Security Threats to Look Out for in 2018

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  55. January 27, 2018

    Overpayment Scams

    How do scammers get away with fraudulent checks? Here are the details.

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  56. January 23, 2018

    Professions Involved in Carrying Out Financial Fraud

    What are the types of professions that thieves use to hack into computers and steal a person's financial identity?

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  57. January 22, 2018

    Beware of these Cryptocurrency Frauds and Risks

    What is Cryptocurrenc? Is there Fraud associated with it? What is a Bitcoin? These and other questions can be answered here.

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  58. January 13, 2018

    Electronic Vandalism: Vandals’ Profiles and Protecting Yourself

    What is Electronic Vandalism? Learn about it here

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  59. January 1, 2018

    Psychological Manipulation and Scams

    Why do we get scammed? A psychological overview of the human mindset when it comes to trusting our finances with others.

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  60. December 31, 2017

    How to Avoid Stock Market Fraud

    Do you know what red flags to look for when buying or trading stocks?

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  61. December 31, 2017

    The Pyramid Schemes

    We all heard about these get rich quick advertisements. But how much do you really know about them?

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  62. December 28, 2017

    Tips for Safer Online Shopping

    Do you know how to avoid getting scammed online? Read on

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  63. December 26, 2017

    Affinity Fraud: Abusing the Trust Within the Community

    When you donate to an organization you are a member of, you should ensure that the organizers do not get caught in up in any financial scams. Here's what to look for.

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  64. December 26, 2017

    Work-at-Home Scams

    Learn how to avoid work at thome scams and how to find legitimate part-time jobs that pay well!

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  65. December 16, 2017

    Search Engine Phishing: A More Contemporary Scamming Technique

    Search Engine Phishing is a new technique that scammers are using to steal a person's identity online.

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  66. December 7, 2017

    Why the UAE is Still Far from Getting Internet Freedom in 2017

    Is there freedom on the World Wide Web in the Arab Oil Countries?

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  67. December 2, 2017

    Bin Attack Credit Card Fraud

    Learn what BIN attack credit card fraud is and how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim.

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  68. November 28, 2017

    Vishing Attacks and Their Prevention

    Vishing Attacks and Their Prevention

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  69. November 24, 2017

    Why the UAE is Still Far from Getting Internet Freedom in 2017

    Like other Middle-Eastern countries, the UAE censors Internet traffic and there is a long way to go before citizens have full rights to the World Wide Web.

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  70. November 21, 2017

    The Plight of Pet Animals: Collective Criminality of The Government and Owners in the UAE

    The UAE is always in news for the scarcity and violation of many basic human rights. However, we have come to know that animals also take the beating of many of the uncompassionate norms and rituals of the country. No matter how much the UAE tries to mimic the modernity of the liberal world, there are many shadows which expose the true face of the country. This observation was highlighted by the plight of pet animals when they get abandoned by their owners.

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  71. November 20, 2017

    Ponzi-Style Fraud Caused Billions of Losses to Citizens in Abu Dhabi

    The UAE is not unmoved by its share of Ponzi schemes. In recent months, Abu Dhabi has witnessed one of the biggest investment scams in its history, which has affected more than 3000 people. 54 arrests were made in connection with the scam. The alleged mastermind of the investment fraud is an Emirati national while people from other nationalities were among the arrested individuals. Eight people among these 54 were arrested from other countries. with the assistance of Interpol.

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  72. November 19, 2017

    The UAE Contributes to the Destruction of the Ecosphere

    Global warming is a significant issue in our world today. As high-ranking officials continuously meet to discuss climate change, dissention has arisen from some major players as to how to battle this growing threat. Indeed, President Trump has indicated that the US may pull out of the Paris accords.

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  73. November 18, 2017

    The UAE’s Human Right Violations in Yemen

    Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Middle Eastern region, has been destroyed and devastated by the forces of internationally recognized government and external forces, such as the Saudis who are fighting the Shiite rebels of Houthi movement. The war has been amplified with the involvement of the Shiite nation of Iran, who is supporting the Houthis.

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  74. November 17, 2017

    Women Denied Entry into Starbucks in Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia, a close ally of the United Arab Emirates, is notorious for abuse against women and their blatant disregard to women's rights. Like many countries in the Middle-East, woman are treated like second class citizens. Woman are not allowed to drive, show any signs of beauty (including the use of makeup) and talk to other men except their husband or close relative.

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  75. November 16, 2017

    The Shocking Exploitation of Migrant Workers in Dubai

    Dubai is a city known for its sky high towers, upscale residential areas and streets full of expensive and glamorous cars. However, there is a dark side to the city that is not known by many people – the shocking exploitation of the migrant workers.

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  76. November 15, 2017

    Amnesty Reveals Exploitation of Foreign World Cup Workers in Qatar

    Qatar has been named the host of World Cup 2022 by the football (soccer) federation authority, FIFA. For most soccer fans, a World Cup stadium represents a place where the beautiful game is played. However, for the workers in Qatar, the place feels like a living nightmare, according to the Secretary General of the Amnesty International, Salil Setty.

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  77. November 14, 2017

    Three Shocking Human Rights Abuses in Saudi Arabia Exposed

    Saudi Arabia is an oil-rich Gulf country that has one of the worst human rights record in the world. Thousands of foreign workers suffer verbal or physical abuse at the hands of the employers. In addition, the country prosecutes activist who try to introduce reforms or raise voice against the human rights violations being carried out in the country.

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  78. November 13, 2017

    Saudi Arabian Executions Raise Questions

    Hillary Clinton became the first presidential candidate to publicly respond to the Saudi Arabian executions that took place last week. Any hope of a coalition solution in Syria got a rude setback with the new outbreak of open hostilities between the predominantly Sunni Saudis and predominantly Shia Iranians.

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  79. November 12, 2017

    Migrant Workers in the UAE

    It is not easy for any country to deal with immigration policies and issues and it takes lots of efforts to manage citizen’s demands and to provide migrants their fair share in the system. Many countries develop at the expense of migrant workers, but they fail to come up with just policies regarding migrants’ rights.

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  80. November 11, 2017

    United Arab Emirates: An Unfair Patriarchal Society in Dire Need of Reassessment

    It is not a veiled fact that women all over the world are still fighting for their basic rights. They are still pushed into underage marriages, forced slavery, rape and trafficking. From an early age, they are refused their rights for education and political participation and receive the poorest health care when needed. It is only due to this refusal to be considered “humans”, let alone equals, that adds up to a confounding rate of deaths during childbirth and pregnancy annually.

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  81. November 10, 2017

    Human Sex Trafficking In The UAE

    Human sex trafficking is one of the most horrible activities that plague our society today. Every year, more women are exploited and enslaved in inhumane circumstance and are sold to the highest bidder. A large portion of these women are given a glimpse of hope to change their lives by traveling to a foreign country under the impression that they have a job waiting for them, little do these poor souls know that they are going to be forced into prostitution.

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  82. November 9, 2017

    Inside Look at Child Abuse Cases in Qatar

    The Supreme Council for Family Affairs, Qatar, published a report in 2013, which stated that one in five children in Qatar is subjected to some sort of abuse. This abuse includes a wide variety of offenses including verbal assault, physical assault, and sexual assault. The rate of children being abused in Qatar is steadily increasing as no one is shedding light on this horrible problem. These poor children are deprived of a normal childhood and are traumatized for the rest of their lives.

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  83. November 8, 2017

    Appalling Tales of Child Abuse in Oman

    Recently local news revealed a shocking story of child abuse in the country. According to a report, there have been more than 300 cases of child abuse in 2016 alone, of which about 100 were reported through a hotline that was launched in the country to investigate child abuse cases. The figures only include those abuses that were revealed by the hotline. The undocumented cases of child abuse could be much higher.

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  84. November 7, 2017

    Prostitution and Sex Trafficking in the UAE

    Dubai is a famous tourist destination in the Gulf that is known for its skyscrapers, fast cars, posh restaurants, magnificent artificial islands, and desert safaris. The country has a strict Islam law whereby public display of affection, indecent clothes, and alcohol are not allowed on the streets. However, these ‘sins’ are allowed and even accepted as a norm inside the late night venues such as the Ras Al Kahimah.

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  85. November 6, 2017

    Shocking Revelation About the Abhorring Abuse by the Bahraini Police

    Similar to human rights abuses in the UAE, abuses in Bahrain have drastically deteriorated since 2010. People are being kidnapped and tortured just on the basis of their beliefs, which is no doubt appalling. The majority of the Bahraini population is comprised of Shia Muslims, while the ruling family Al Khalifa is a Sunni family who is supported by the United States of America and the United Kingdom.

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  86. November 5, 2017

    Women of Courage: How Dr. Maha Al Muneef is Leading a Crusade to Stop Domestic Abuse in Saudi Arabia

    Despite strong condemnation from Amnesty International and other human rights groups, domestic violence is a norm in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. According to a report released in 2015 around 8,016 cases of domestic abuse problems were reported in the country that year. However, since so many cases of abuse go unnoticed, it is difficult to determine the actual rate of abuse in the country.

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  87. November 4, 2017

    Three Reasons Why Juvenile Delinquency Cases in the UAE are on the Rise

    Juvenile delinquency has been a severely sensitive topic in the UAE for the past several years. Being a country that people from all over the world with diverse nationalities call home, children who grow up in the UAE also find themselves amidst huge cultural differences and diverse social and ethnic behaviors. Because the UAE is largely dependent on a number of expatriates to keep their economic wheels running smoothly, it ends up welcoming people from all sorts of cultural backgrounds.

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  88. November 3, 2017

    The Horrendous Sexual Appetite of the Saudi Royal Family

    While the common people in the country are subjected to strict laws against alcohol, adultery, and prostitution, the members of the Saudi Royal family are seemingly immune to these restrictions. There have been reports of princes indulging in sinful activities, such as gambling, alcohol and even adultery.

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  89. November 2, 2017

    The Unfair Treatment of Human Workforce Expatriates in the UAE Is Spreading Alarmingly

    To travel to Dubai and to stroll the streets of Abu Dhabi, to rejoice in the classic simplicity of Ajman and to view the sunset in Sharjah are the experiences that most people would like to put on their bucket list. It is not difficult to imagine the delight of a working class person when they discover that they have been given a job in Dubai and now their days are going to be better or so they think.

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  90. November 1, 2017

    About the $200 Million Investment Scam in the UAE

    ?The UAE has recently experienced a surge in investment scams. Scores of people have lost their hard-earned savings in these scams. And the worst part is that they continue to happen unabated with several million dollar scams coming to the limelight every year.

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  91. November 1, 2017

    Hit and Run Cases are on the Rise in the UAE

    Do you often walk on the UAE roads? Well, you should be careful walking around. According to the latest reports, road accidents in the UAE are on the rise. Furthermore, these accidents are causing serious injuries to people and even the number of deaths has increased. Unfortunately, the UAE government has for the most pert not been able to control the number of road accidents even after fines and sanctions for negligent driving are given out.

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  92. October 31, 2017

    An Introduction to UAE’s Labor Law That Affects Millions of Lives

    United Arab Emirates is an attraction for a large number of people due to its lavish and opulent lifestyle, awe-inspiring modern architecture, and high-end shopping that is tax-free. However, the life in UAE is not as easy and affluent as it appears. There is a hidden, much darker side of life in the UAE mainly due to its complex political and legal system.

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  93. October 30, 2017

    A Close Look at Qatar’s Human Right Abuse Cases

    Qatar is an oil-rich Arab state located to the north of Saudi Arabia and the UAE. The country had been granted the right to host the 2022 World Cup in 2010, despite the fact that it has been criticized by international human rights agencies for its repressive treatment of the foreign workers.

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  94. October 29, 2017

    Preventive Methods Taken by Families to Safeguard Youngsters from Drug Related Crimes

    With breathtaking views and beautiful landscapes, Dubai is one of the cities that many foreigners love to visit. Unfortunately, the city comes with multiple crimes, out of which drug related crimes are on the rife and increasing in Dubai exponentially. According to Gulf News, more than four hundred people were arrested for drug related crimes in the year 2015.

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  95. October 28, 2017

    Human Rights Activists Being Prosecuted in Saudi Arabia

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has an appalling record when it comes to human rights violations. The Saudi government has carried out a number of acts that are in direct violation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

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  96. October 27, 2017

    Exposing the Evils of the Kafala System in Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia has initiated a number of labor reforms to curb abuses. The labor ministry has introduced fines and penalties for workers that violate the laws. However, these are mostly applicable to local workers, and exclude migrant laborers.

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  97. October 26, 2017

    Abuse of Foreign Maids in Oman

    Oman is located to the south of the Arabian Peninsula bordering Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Yemen. Like other Arab countries, Oman is blessed with large reserves of ‘black gold’. And similar to other oil-rich gulf states, human rights abuse cases are rife in the country.

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  98. October 25, 2017

    Types of Workplace Favoritism in the UAE Corporations

    When an applicant is given a job offer from a company in the UAE, it can make them feel like a dream come true for a while. It is great to imagine the joy of the wonderful country, but what if you are not given the value you deserve? Sadly, very few people are hardly recognized for their hard work while others are treated unfairly.

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  99. October 24, 2017

    UAE Sextortion

    Unfortunately, a number of residents are becoming victims of sextortion crimes in the UAE. This crime is done through social media where blackmailers engage in friendly conversations and get cozy with the victims. These blackmailers use fake identities and then persuade victims to perform sexual acts.

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  100. October 23, 2017

    Five Travel Tips for Expats to Remain Safe in the UAE

    Are you thinking about traveling to the UAE? If so, you should make sure to take certain precautionary steps to stay safe in the country. Whether you intend to visit the country for tourism or business purposes, you should keep in mind to follow the tips mentioned in this article to ensure an incident-free and enjoyable time while in the UAE.

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