ARIN Fraud Reporting Results - 1st Quarter 2017

Fraud Reports Received
Date/Ticket Number Report Type Actions Taken
20170103-F2778 Out of scope Advised reporter the issue was outside the scope of ARIN's fraud reporting process.
20170107-F2779 Out of scope Advised reporter the issue was outside the scope of ARIN's fraud reporting process.
20170112-F2780 Out of scope Advised reporter the issue was outside the scope of ARIN's fraud reporting process.
20170121-F2781 Hijacking Investigation ongoing.
20170123-F2782 Out of scope Advised reporter the issue was outside the scope of ARIN's fraud reporting process.
20170217-F2783 Hijacking Advised reporter to contact the ISPs regarding unauthorized routing and RIPE regarding invalid route object.
20170222-F2784 Out of scope Advised reporter the issue was outside the scope of ARIN's fraud reporting process.
20170227-F2785 Hijacking Advised reporter to contact the ISPs regarding unauthorized routing and RIPE regarding invalid route object.
20170302-F2786 Out of scope Advised reporter the issue was outside the scope of ARIN's fraud reporting process.
20170311-F2787 Out of scope Advised reporter the issue was outside the scope of ARIN's fraud reporting process.
20170324-F2788 Out of scope Advised reporter the issue was outside the scope of ARIN's fraud reporting process.
20170327-F2789 Out of scope Advised reporter the issue was outside the scope of ARIN's fraud reporting process.
20170330-F2790 Blocks obtained fraudulently Investigation ongoing.

Total Fraud reports received this quarter = 13

Investigation Results

ARIN received a total of 13 fraud reports during the first quarter of 2017.

Three reports concerned hijacking of IPv4 blocks. In two cases, we reviewed and found no unauthorized changes made to ARIN records. We advised the reporter to contact the ISPs regarding the unauthorized routing and RIPE regarding an unauthorized route object. The investigation of the third report is ongoing.

One report concerned IPv4 blocks obtained fraudulently. This investigation is ongoing.

Nine fraud reports received during this quarter were reports of incidents related to phishing, spam, identity theft, etc. ARIN did not investigate any of these reports because they are outside the scope of ARIN's mission.