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  • 10 Feb 2019 10:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The protocol provides CA member firms with practical information on how criminals operate and the measures firms, and their staff, can take to avoid being victims of fraud and cyber-crime.

    https://www.mortgagefinancegazette.com/market-news/fraud/conveyancing-association-updates-cyberfraud-fraud-protocol-2-04-02-2019/

  • 04 Feb 2019 10:43 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) recently teamed up with data analytics firm SAS to launch a new fraud prevention platform, which facilitates information sharing between insurers and authorities to identify and stop fraudulent activity.

    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/how-insurance-can-hit-back-against-fraud-123815.aspx#.XFbEFtpNnYk.twitter


  • 04 Feb 2019 8:23 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The hard lesson from the collapse of Patisserie Valerie is that sometimes no amount of research is enough.

    https://moneyweek.com/501450/the-one-way-to-survive-fraud/


  • 04 Feb 2019 7:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Grant Thornton’s new chief executive clashed with MPs today over whether his firm should detect fraud at companies it audits, in a debate that touched on the industry’s much-analysed expectations gap.

    http://www.cityam.com/272490/were-not-looking-fraud-new-grant-thornton-boss-clashes-mps


  • 27 Jan 2019 11:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Data analytics provider SAS has announced a new partnership with the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) in the UK; the organisations have launched a new fraud prevention platform that will help insurers and other institutions, including legal authorities, to quickly and efficiently share information and consequently clamp down on the actions of fraudsters.

    https://www.itij.com/story/115207/anti-fraud-team-sas-and-ifb

  • 21 Jan 2019 10:01 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    With the incidence of fraud increasing and fraudsters showing a growing sophistication, a centralised approach has become essential, says FCase‘s Barry Bowen.

    https://www.bankingtech.com/2019/01/the-challenge-of-fraud-operations-management/

  • 21 Jan 2019 9:37 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    UK Insurance Fraud has been in the headlines for many years. Crash for Cash which seems to be announced as a new form of fraud every 5 years or so, is a very real and costly type of fraud. The Insurance Industry has been very much at the lead of tackling fraud and hitting the headlines with successes. So, not too much too worry about if you aren’t involved in insurance? Please think again. Keep reading, it will soon be relevant to you and your working day.

    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/fraud-still-treated-like-skeleton-closet-peter-taylor-the-fraud-guy-/


  • 13 Jan 2019 11:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Businesses should train staff how to detect and avoid falling victim to social engineering to help keep their data secure

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2019/january/businesses-must-address-social-engineering-risk/

  • 13 Jan 2019 11:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Called Car Wash, the system considers over 30 potential indicators of motor insurance fraud in a streamlined process using innovative technology and novel algorithms

    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/technology/horwich-farrelly-a-year-on-since-pilot-of-fraud-probe-tool-122038.aspx

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