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  • 15 Mar 2013 9:12 PM | Deleted user

    Police officers should play a greater role in charging and prosecuting uncontested and low-level offences, the Attorney-General has suggested. Dominic Grieve QC said the shift in responsibilities would take the pressure off the Crown Prosecution Service. 


  • 12 Mar 2013 9:13 PM | Deleted user

    The National Fraud Authority (NFA) is rolling out two digital campaigns this week with the aim of building awareness of the types of fraud and the reporting centre 'Action Fraud'.


  • 04 Mar 2013 9:13 PM | Deleted user

    Thirty-six people have been arrested and 45 premises searched as part of an investigation into criminal gangs smuggling people into Britain from the Middle East. The investigation is one of 600 currently being pursued by Europol, half of which have links to Britain. 


  • 12 Feb 2013 9:14 PM | Deleted user

    A property fraud line launched by the Land Registry lets owners who are concerned that their property might be subject to a fraudulent sale or mortgage, report it.


  • 11 Feb 2013 9:15 PM | Deleted user

    A former Surrey Police officer is to appear in court to face 58 charges relating to fraud. Former Chief Inspector Tanya Brookes, 45, was arrested in January.


  • 01 Feb 2013 9:16 PM | Deleted user

    The NFIB alliance with the financial sector has borne fruit again after an elderly man was prevented from giving £70k of his savings to boiler room fraudsters.


  • 25 Jan 2013 9:23 PM | Deleted user

    Alan Whiteley, 48, who remained on the Bluebirds board after being replaced as chief executive last October, had been arrested in 2011 as part of a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation. 


  • 09 Jan 2013 9:27 PM | Deleted user

    POLICE will no longer deal directly with reports of bogus scams and minor types of fraud as part of a new way of tackling the growing problem. West Mercia and Warwickshire Police have signed up to the national Action Fraud scheme - the UK's central reporting centre - which aims to better collect information about fraud and financially motivated internet crime. 


  • 02 Jan 2013 9:28 PM | Deleted user

    THE four police forces in the West Midlands region are joining a national scheme aimed at helping to tackle fraud, including internet related scams. West Mercia Police and Warwickshire Police, along with Staffordshire and West Midlands, have signed up to Action Fraud, the UK’s national fraud reporting centre, which acts as a central point of contact for all information about fraud and financially-motivated internet crime. [read more]


  • 28 Dec 2012 9:29 PM | Deleted user

    The East Midlands Collaboration Project – made up of Derbyshire Constabulary, Lincolnshire Constabulary, Leicestershire Police, Northamptonshire Constabulary and Nottinghamshire Police – has recently gone live with a financial investigation team of around 60 officers.



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