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  • 15 Jul 2018 10:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two cyber criminals have been sentenced at Birmingham Crown Court for committing offences against the National Lottery, after a National Crime Agency investigation.

    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1415-cyber-criminals-jailed-for-national-lottery-intrusion

  • 02 Jul 2018 11:16 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The National Crime Agency is leading the investigation and broader law enforcement response to the cyber incident affecting Ticketmaster.

    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1400-nca-statement-on-ticketmaster-cyber-incident

  • 02 Jul 2018 11:15 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A bogus police officer, who claimed to be an economic investigator, stole £181,000 from people by claiming he could sell properties seized from criminals.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-44616485

  • 02 Jul 2018 11:15 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Latest figures reveal the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is seizing more assets from criminals than ever before with a record total of £94 million reclaimed in the past financial year.

    https://www.policeprofessional.com/news/mps-seizure-of-assets-at-all-time-high-and-continuing-to-rise/

  • 24 Jun 2018 10:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The 2018 National Strategic Assessment (NSA) draws intelligence from UK law enforcement, government departments, the intelligence community and the private and voluntary sectors.


    http://nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1347-national-crime-agency-publishes-2018-analysis-of-serious-and-organised-crime-threats

  • 24 Jun 2018 10:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud has received almost 300 reports in the past two days about fake WannaCry emails that demand payment from victims in Bitcoins.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/fake-wannacry-emails-demanding-payment-jun18

  • 18 Jun 2018 9:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A report from law firm Pinsent Masons said a lack of police and prosecution resources caused prosecutions to fall by 6% from 8,304 in 2016 to 7,786 in 2017. There were 273,600 fraud cases reported to Action Fraud last year.

    https://economia.icaew.com/en/news/june-2018/limited-resources-blamed-for-drop-in-white-collar-prosecutions


  • 11 Jun 2018 2:58 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Attorney General’s Office has announced Lisa Osofsky will be the next Director of the Serious Fraud Office.


    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/06/04/lisa-osofsky-named-next-director-of-the-sfo/

  • 11 Jun 2018 2:57 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The work of two National Crime Agency (NCA) officers has been recognised in this years’ Queen’s Birthday Honours.

    http://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/1382-national-crime-agency-officers-recognised-in-queen-s-birthday-honours

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