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Romanian nationals jailed for card skimming
Fri, 9th Oct 2020
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cios
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credit card fraud
The equipment was used to obtain credit card details of more than 122 New Zealanders, and to steal approximately $75,380 from many of them.
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Card skimming tech seized in Auckland
Mon, 27th Jan 2020
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cios
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police
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customs
Two people were arrested on charges of importing goods for a dishonest purpose, including skimming devices and a card writing machine.
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Red Hat names local APAC innovation award winners
Wed, 21st Nov 2018
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devops
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app development
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apm
ANZ Bank and NZ Customs win Red Hat Innovation Awards for transformative tech deployments.
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CASE STUDY: How New Zealand Customs Service used UR to redevelop Christchurch Airport
Mon, 12th Mar 2018
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martech
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cx
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assurity
The results contributed to the redevelopment of the international departures area, improving the overall customer experience of leaving Chch Airport.
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New data sharing deal to give Kiwi exporters China trade advantage
Tue, 17th Jan 2017
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customs
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trade
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exports
NZ exporters gain edge in China trade with advanced joint data-sharing scheme, says Customs Minister Nicky Wagner.
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InternetNZ boss slams mass collection of Pacific data
Thu, 5th Mar 2015
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gcsb
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spying
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customs
New Zealand's alleged mass data harvesting on Pacific Island nations raises concerns about privacy, says InternetNZ.
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Smartphone fakes fail at the border
Thu, 8th Jan 2015
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smartphones
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apple
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gaming
NZ Customs thwarted over 400 attempts to smuggle counterfeit electronics in 2014, underscoring a surge in fake goods' trade.
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Kiwi customs fight high tech battle against child sex abuse images
Fri, 14th Feb 2014
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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cybersecurity
Customs says that advances in technology have made it easier for offenders to find, store, and share objectionable material such as child sexual abuse images.
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YOU’VE BEEN REPORTED TO THE CYBER-POLICE
Wed, 1st Sep 2010
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spam
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netsafe
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commerce commission
If you’ve come across something nasty online, or if you’ve been the victim of harassment or a scam, you may have been left wondering just who you should be reporting the offence to.