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Press Release (14.05.2013)
MROS registers a total asset value of more than CHF 3 billion
Berne. The number of suspicious activity reports (SARs) submitted to the Money Laundering Reporting Office Switzerland (MROS) in 2012 remained high, at 1,585 reports. Once again, the total asset value of these reports surpassed CHF 3 billion. Although the proportion of SARs forwarded to law enforcement agencies fell over 2011, it remained at the high level of 86 per cent.
Press Release (23.04.2013)
CYCO receives significantly more complaints of economic crime
Berne. The Swiss Coordination Unit for Cybercrime Control (CYCO) at the Federal Office of Police (fedpol) received a total of 8,241 online complaints from the public in 2012 concerning suspicious Internet content. This represents an increase of 55 per cent over the previous year. For the first time CYCO received more complaints of economic offences than of illegal pornography.