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  • 19 Nov 2018 2:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Once again, cryptographic scammers have tried to make thousands of Twitter users victims of a fake Bitcoin (BTC) raffle.

    https://www.crypto-economy.net/en-GB/google-victim-of-crypto-fraud-on-twitter/

  • 19 Nov 2018 2:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Kweku Adoboli was handed a seven-year jail sentence in 2012 after he gambled away the record-breaking sum while working for UBS was detained in Scotland on Monday and placed on a Kenyan Airways flight leaving Heathrow on Wednesday evening.

    https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17218282.former-ubs-trader-who-faces-deportation-detained-in-glasgow-after-judicial-review-failure/

  • 12 Nov 2018 7:08 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Following several studies, the Taskforce determined that cryptoassets pose new challenges to the current regulatory framework.

    http://www.mondaq.com/uk/x/751656/fin+tech/FCA+Taskforce+Urges+UK+Authorities+To+Mitigate+Cryptoasset+Risks

  • 12 Nov 2018 7:07 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraud victims risk being failed by new rules on reimbursement of losses unless key changes can be agreed, Telegraph Money says today.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/banks-want-foot-bill-paying-131610959.html

  • 04 Nov 2018 9:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Watchdog hits insurer for failures in its oversight of mobile phone insurance claims and complaints handling.


    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/insurer/3669661/fca-fines-liberty-mutual-ps52m

  • 04 Nov 2018 9:47 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The director and senior staff supplied employees with scripts and contact lists for cold calling


    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1131/boiler_room_trio_jailed_after_offering_worthless_

  • 04 Nov 2018 9:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Firms should pay close attention to it when designing and maintaining their anti-money laundering risk assessments and when considering what due diligence to undertake on new clients or transactions.

    https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/751298/Annex_A_-_Advisory_notice_OCT_PDF.pdf

  • 04 Nov 2018 9:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The government has teamed up with property industry experts targeting estate agents who fail to report suspicions of dirty money used to buy properties

    https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-campaign-to-prevent-properties-bought-with-dirty-money

  • 28 Oct 2018 9:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The regulator advised on fraudsters using details of authorised companies to scam customers.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/regulation/3657421/fca-warns-on-clone-of-ellis-david-insurance-brokers

  • 28 Oct 2018 9:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In response to growing concern about the scale of the problem, the organisation responsible for overseeing much of the transfer of money between accounts is stepping in with a new set of rules designed to make it much harder for criminals to operate and for wronged customers to get recompense.

    https://www.cashlady.com/news/blocking-bank-fraud/

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