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08
Jul
2021
Kristal Snider

Desperate Buyers Targeted by Scammers During Chip Shortage

This message is a warning to any organization involved in the purchase of electronic components. An individual by the name of Nick Martin, using mul...
01
Aug
2022
Kristal Snider

Fake LinkedIn Profiles Targeting Chip Buyers Used to Commit ...

In July 2022, a buyer began communicating via LinkedIn with an individual identifying himself as "Howard Carrick". In his profile, Carrick alleges he...
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25
Mar
2022
Anne-Liese Heinichen

The War in Ukraine and Sanctions Against Russia

ERAI is deeply concerned by the war in Ukraine. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been widely condemned internationally and by the United Nations Gener...
02
Dec
2021
Kristal Snider

Hundreds of Component Buyers Scammed by Fraudulent Websites

This message is a warning to any organization involved in the purchase of electrical, electronic and electromechanical (EEE) parts and/or materiel. ER...
18
Oct
2021
Kristal Snider

Scammers Impersonate Digi-Key to Defraud Buyers

Digi-Key Corporation aka Digi-Key Electronics aka Digi-Key Sales Corporation’s name, logo and likeness are being used in a wire fraud scheme to defrau...
11
Mar
2021
Anne-Liese Heinichen

Cisco Systems Files Civil Suit Against US and Chinese Compan...

On March 9, 2021 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, Cisco Systems filed a civil suit against three Tennessee-b...
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02
Feb
2021
Anne-Liese Heinichen

Three Iranians Charged with Illegally Exporting Electronic G...

On January 12, 2021, an indictment was unsealed in the US District Court, Eastern District of Michigan charging Arash Yousefi Jam aka Arash Yousefijam...
01
Feb
2021
ERAI, Inc.

Former Avnet Asia Employee Charged with Criminal Conspiracy ...

On December 5, 2019, Cheng Bo aka Joe Cheng, a Chinese citizen, was charged with violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and...