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  • 10 Dec 2018 8:47 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Courts orders a further confiscation of £450,000 to be paid within 3 months or face a further 4 years in prison for his part in a fibre optic fraud and bribery scheme targeted at KBC Lease (UK) Ltd and Barclays Bank.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/12/07/1-4-million-in-confiscation-orders-reached-in-fibre-optic-fraud-case/

  • 10 Dec 2018 8:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Court of Appeal upheld the decision by the Judge that there was insufficient evidence for a jury to consider in respect of the individual defendants on trial and ordered an acquittal.


    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/12/06/no-case-to-answer-ruling-in-case-against-former-tesco-executives/

  • 10 Dec 2018 8:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK was awarded the excellent rating by the Financial Action Taskforce - the global standard setter for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing – in its Mutual Evaluation Report.

    http://nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1514-nca-s-key-role-in-uk-being-judged-world-leader-in-illicit-finance-fight

  • 10 Dec 2018 8:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Research by the Police Foundation found that the overwhelming majority of fraud offences do not result in a conviction, “an absence of proper reporting” and, consequently, outcomes suffering. 

    https://www.policeprofessional.com/news/fraud-should-be-taken-out-of-the-hands-of-local-forces/

  • 10 Dec 2018 8:44 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    We agree that fraud is significantly under-reported and that more can be done to improve the response to fraud in a number of ways, whether this is in improving gaps in outcome data; improving the service for victims; or shortening times between reports being received and disseminated.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1155/action_fraud_response_to_police_foundation_report

  • 03 Dec 2018 2:36 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cisco is partnering with UK police forces to offer cyber security training through the Cisco Networking Academy

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252453421/120000-police-officers-to-receive-cyber-security-training

  • 26 Nov 2018 2:47 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Matthew Wagstaff, Joint Head of Bribery & Corruption, speaking at The Lawyer’s Managing Risk and Litigation 2018 Conference

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/11/21/current-priorities-and-future-directions/

  • 26 Nov 2018 2:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A "narcissistic" special constable who flouted motoring laws, abused the national police computer and armed himself with a knife has been jailed.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-merseyside-46267820

  • 26 Nov 2018 2:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Faced with new threats from international gangsters, the boss of the National Crime Agency, Lynne Owens, thinks UK policing needs a radical reboot.

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/nov/22/uk-organised-crime-can-police-catch-up-national-crime-agency-lynne-owens

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    ‘Opportunistic’ fraudsters, such as those who make ‘slip and trip’ claims or exaggerate the value of item (s) lost or stolen, were the focus for the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) in a week long nationwide enforcement operation. 

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1142/_opportunistic__fraudsters_the_focus_for_city_of_

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