Business e-Mail Scam

A business email compromise (BEC) fraud is an online scam where the scammer impersonates a business representative and tricks you into transferring money or sensitive information. The scammer impersonates a trusted person using an email that is almost identical to the trusted person’s name, or a domain that is identical to the name of the…

Ġemma and the eSkills Malta Foundation

Learning how a scam works https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/learning-how-a-scam-works.885766 Recently Malta has seen a spate of scams – including phishing, romance fraud and business e-mail fraud. Newspapers have reported that one business lost nearly €90,000 as a result of a business e-mail fraud, and many people were defrauded over €100,000 by the Maltapost phishing scam. Last summer, Ġemma…

ĠEMMA on BENNA!

As part of its various initiatives, ĠEMMA within the Ministry for Social Justice and Solidarity, the Family and Children’s Rights has embarked, for the month of July, on a widespread campaign by means of its adverting presence on the BENNA milk cartons. Through this marketing campaign ĠEMMA endeavors to penetrate the  majority of the Maltese…

Are you born on and after 1962? Do you truly know how the pension system works in your regard?

On 18th June ĠEMMA posted the results of a survey it carried out the knowledge amongst persons who are born on and after 1962 on how the pension system works in their regard.  The general picture is worrying. Most people have an extremely vague idea of how the state pension system works and how it…

Smishing Scam

In the past weeks, Malta experienced a number of scams and fraud.  The latest one was an email and SMS where scammers positioned themselves as the Malta postal service informing persons that they were unable to complete the parcel delivery due to an underpayment, of shipping fees before directing them to click a link to…

Press Statement – Local Councils Association enters into a Strategic Partnership with MSFC and ĠEMMA on financial capability education

Local Councils Association enters into a Strategic Partnership with the Ministry for Social Justice and Solidarity, the Family and Children’s Rights and ĠEMMA on financial capability education The Ministry for Social Justice and Solidarity, the Family and Children’s Rights and the Local Councils Association today signed a strategic partnership to jointly work together, through ĠEMMA…