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  • 25 Mar 2018 7:26 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Their report, Tackling charity fraud: prevention is better than cure, draws from the national charity fraud conference and charity fraud awareness week

    https://www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/charity-commission-produces-free-guide-to-help-charities-tackle-fraud.html

  • 18 Mar 2018 6:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Over the past few decades, the charity sector has experienced a greater level of competitiveness, more funding and the opportunity to be more daring than ever before


    http://www.mondaq.com/uk/x/683438/Compliance/Charities+ethics+and+compliance

  • 18 Mar 2018 6:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Financial director, 37, with a 'sense of entitlement' who siphoned nearly £1m from her charity employer to fund luxury holidays and VIP tickets to see Britney Spears is jailed for six years


    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5510317/Financial-director-stole-1m-charity-fund-VIP-lifestyle.html

  • 18 Mar 2018 6:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man has been jailed for swindling shoppers out of tens of thousands of pounds with bogus charity collections.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-devon-43433725

  • 11 Mar 2018 9:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Many charities, particularly smaller ones, do not realise the value of the personal, financial, commercial and other data they hold to cyber criminals, according to a report by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

    http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252436114/Cyber-crime-is-a-top-threat-to-UK-charities-says-NCSC

  • 04 Mar 2018 8:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Cyber Security Centre, part of GCHQ, has published advice for charities on how they can protect themselves against cyber-attacks such as fraud and extortion. It is based on a threat assessment on the sector


    http://fundraising.co.uk/2018/03/02/gchq-advises-charities-on-defence-against-cyber-attacks/#.WprdsNJ-rIU

  • 04 Mar 2018 8:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud has referred the case to the City of London Police's National Fraud Intelligence Bureau.


    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-birmingham-43169174


  • 25 Feb 2018 10:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Shoppers all over Devon and Cornwall were allegedly conned into giving money to a Newton Abbot-based scam in which unemployed youths pretended to be charity collectors.

    http://www.middevonadvertiser.co.uk/article.cfm?id=110972&headline=Street%20charity%20collections%20'were%20a%20scam%20and%20a%20con'%20court%20hears§ionIs=news&searchyear=2018

  • 19 Feb 2018 3:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The incident, which happened in October, came to light after it was raised in Parliament by Southend West MP Sir David Amess. During a debate on cyber security, Sir David questioned the Minister for Security, Ben Wallace.


    http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/15993635.Hacker_stole___10k_from_jazz_charity/

  • 19 Feb 2018 3:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Telford woman who stole from a vulnerable pensioner she befriended, and who scammed other elderly people with fake sponsorship stories to fund a drug habit, has been jailed.


    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2018/02/16/telford-charity-fraud-drug-addict-is-jailed/


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