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  • 09 Jul 2018 9:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    After Insurance Age saved the day and had a Facebook page operated by fraudsters shut down, Ida Axling questions why the regulator failed.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/regulation/3486661/the-blog-spot-the-fca-needs-to-step-up-its-game

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Lloyds had agreed to a demand from the Treasury select committee to pass on to it a report on what its current and former bosses knew about the fraud at the HBOS Reading unit.

    http://invezz.com/news/equities/31366-Lloyds-share-price-Lender-agrees-to-give-MPs-report-into-HBOS-fraud-

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    AI is more than just a buzzword in the world of fraud detection and prevention.

    https://www.finextra.com/blogposting/15525/treating-fraudsters-to-a-taste-of-ai-medicine

  • 02 Jul 2018 12:25 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK's Financial Conduct Authority is proposing to update its complaint handling rules to help victims of authorised push payment (APP) scams.

    https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/32311/fca-to-update-rule-book-to-accommodate-app-fraud/retail

  • 02 Jul 2018 12:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Convicted boiler room fraudster, Jeffrey Revell-Reade, 53, has had his default prison sentence of 4 years activated by Westminster Magistrates’ Court for failure to pay a £7,535,802 confiscation order.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/06/27/wolf-of-wimbledon-fraudster-receives-additional-jail-term/

  • 02 Jul 2018 12:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Lloyds Banking Group is facing more pressure over its handling of a fraud at its HBOS Reading business that took place more than a decade ago, with the chair of Britain’s Treasury Committee calling for “maximum transparency” over the affair.


    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-lloyds-report-lawmakers/british-politicians-step-up-pressure-on-lloyds-bank-over-hbos-fraud-idUKKBN1JM35O

  • 02 Jul 2018 12:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Banking Protocol, a ground-breaking rapid response scheme, has led to six arrests and prevented £282,210 of attempted fraud in Nottinghamshire.


    https://westbridgfordwire.com/over-280000-fraud-prevented-by-new-scheme-in-nottinghamshire/

  • 02 Jul 2018 12:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Fifth AML Directive is a response to the recent terrorist attacks across the EU and the offshore leaks investigated in the Panama papers. It introduces 4 key changes to the AML regime.

    https://www.whitecase.com/sites/whitecase/files/files/download/publications/adoption-of-fifth-anti-money-laundering-directive_0.pdf

  • 24 Jun 2018 10:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The FCA on good practice for how banks should handle the financial crime risks posed by these products

    https://www.fca.org.uk/publication/correspondence/dear-ceo-letter-cryptoassets-financial-crime.pdf

  • 24 Jun 2018 10:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A South Korean cryptocurrency exchange said it suffered a “cyberintrusion,” prompting bitcoin prices to fall sharply toward year lows.

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/bitcoin-falls-sharply-after-another-cryptocurrency-exchange-is-hacked-1528681094?mod=djemCIO_h

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