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  • 19 Jun 2009 12:42 AM | Deleted user

    Four men who operated high-yield investment schemes have been sentenced today to a total of over ten years after admitting their participation in defrauding investors worldwide of a total of US$10 million. A fifth man was sentenced in September 2008. At the centre of the fraud, entailing one of the most complex investigations undertaken by the SFO and Cheshire Police, was a project to extract gold from spent ore, though 

    http://www.sfo.gov.uk/news/prout/pr_625.asp?id=625

  • 16 May 2009 12:43 AM | Deleted user

    U.K. authorities arrested two men in connection with a criminal probe into an alleged fraud at Weavering Capital (UK) Ltd., a British hedge-fund firm that collapsed earlier this year amid questionable financial transactions.

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124243591575925943.html


  • 07 May 2009 12:43 AM | Deleted user

    The anti-money laundering unit of the Malta Police, along with a number of UK and European law enforcement bodies, was involved in an investigation that led to the arrest in the UK on Wednesday of seven people for suspected involvement in a major ‘boiler room’ scam, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) said.

    http://www.international-adviser.com/lwm/article/295


  • 15 Oct 2008 12:44 AM | Deleted user

    The FSA's Consultation paper 08/14 is entitled 'Implementation of the Payment Services Directive - changes to the FSA Handbook'. It was published in August and the period for consultation responses closes on 28 November 2008.

    http://www.fsa.gov.uk/pages/Library/Policy/CP/2008/08_14.shtml


  • 10 Sep 2008 12:45 AM | Deleted user

    To provide compliance officers the tools they may need to establish and maintain an AML and sanctions compliance programs consistent with regulatory expectations, Deloitte today announced the launch of the Deloitte Anti-Money Laundering Strategic Leadership Group

    http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/deloitte-launches-leadership-group-anti-money/story.aspx?guid=%7BB501642D-5CF2-41DE-9F1D-3BDEBE5F31BC%7D&dist=hppr


  • 24 Jul 2008 12:45 AM | Deleted user

    Email scams in which fraudsters try to trick people into revealing their bank account details have soared by 180% in the past year, figures showed today

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2008/jul/24/scamsandfraud.currentaccounts


  • 14 May 2008 12:46 AM | Deleted user

    A Lincoln-based private client financial advisor, whose business collapsed with debts of over £2 million, has been charged with offences in connection with his business MFC Finance Ltd.

    http://www.sfo.gov.uk/news/prout/pr_545.asp?id=545


  • 17 Feb 2008 12:48 AM | Deleted user

    The Financial Services Authority has stepped up its actions against 'boiler room' scams by freezing the assets of two companies and an individual believed to be involved in their operation.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2007/02/17/cnfsa17.xml


  • 11 Feb 2008 12:48 AM | Deleted user

    The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has published a new standard that stipulates the security requirements for the implementation and management of biometric authentication technology within the financial services industry.

    http://www.finextra.com/fullstory.asp?id=18068


  • 22 Jan 2008 12:47 AM | Deleted user

    Anti-spam outfit ClearMyMail has published a league table of the UK’s most ‘phished’ brands, with the NatWest bank way out in front as the most targeted name.

    http://www.techworld.com/security/news/index.cfm?newsID=11202&pagtype=all


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