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  • 20 May 2018 10:25 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The number of criminal charges being brought in England and Wales has been falling - despite more crimes being recorded in the same period.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44044537

  • 20 May 2018 10:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two members of a Nigerian organised crime group who committed more than £1m worth of fraud and money laundering after staging a mass phishing con have been jailed after a National Crime Agency investigation.

    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1352-organised-crime-group-altered-business-emails-to-rip-off-more-than-1m

  • 14 May 2018 12:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    West Midlands Police saw the eighth highest volume of reported online scams within the last year, with 3,964 cases.


    https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/five-most-common-online-scams-14643178


  • 07 May 2018 1:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Leader of the House of Commons wrote to Thames Valley’s police commissioner urging him to investigate alleged corruption within the force

    http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/16207297.Commons_Leader_urged_police_to_investigate_corruption_allegation/

  • 07 May 2018 1:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The head of the Scottish Police Authority has pledged that any claims of corruption or misconduct within the force will be thoroughly investigated.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-43975979

  • 07 May 2018 1:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    North Yorkshire Police has launched the second part of its six-month awareness campaign to help the public protect themselves against fraud highlighting the methods that fraudsters use to deceive their victims over the phone and techniques to help the public recognise them.

    https://www.yorkshirecoastradio.com/news/local-news/2569840/campaign-launched-to-protect-against-fraud/

  • 07 May 2018 1:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber Griffin will see specially-trained officers lead a series of community focused exercises which will include threat briefings, incident response training and more.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1026/city_of_london_police_launch_new_initiative_to_fi

  • 30 Apr 2018 9:30 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    This month the Serious Fraud Office turned 30, to mark this milestone, we’ve taken a look back at some of the historical moments and notable cases from our three decades at the forefront of the UK’s fight against serious and complex, fraud, bribery and corruption.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/04/24/serious-fraud-office-turns-30-marking-our-30th-anniversary/

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Britain’s top financial crime fighting agency said its core funding would rise by around 50 percent this year - a move that lawyers said would give it more independence as it tackles the most serious fraud and corruption

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-sfo-funding/uk-fraud-office-secures-hike-in-core-funding-idUKKBN1HQ21Y

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:20 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The changes are cost-neutral but will enable the SFO to manage its budget more flexibly and efficiently, with a significantly reduced call on the reserve.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/04/19/changes-to-sfo-funding-arrangements/

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