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European Binary Options Legacy – First Indictment against Gal Barak et al brought!

Gal Barak and his partner, German citizen Uwe Lenhoff, were arrested in early 2019 in an international law enforcement action. They are accused by various EU authorities of being part of an international cybercrime organization that has defrauded tens of thousands of retail investors of hundreds of millions via broker scams. The Austrian public prosecutor has now brought the first charge.

Exposed – ING subsidiary Payvision processed €130 million illicit proceeds for now-detained broker scammers Lenhoff & Barak and did so while reporting suspicious activities!

The extent of the damage caused by scam facilitating FinTechs is very clearly shown by the ING subsidiary Payvision. The Dutch Fintech processes some €130 million just for the scams of the two now-imprisoned Uwe Lenhoff (Germany) and Gal Barak (Israel). Thanks to the investigations many sad hypothesis around FinTechs and their role as cybercrime facilitators have been proved by facts and evidence.

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