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  • 10 Feb 2019 9:58 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A “rapid response” scheme from banks and police prevented people from being scammed out of £38 million in 2018, figures from trade association UK Finance show.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/bank-branch-rapid-response-scheme-000100715.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw


  • 10 Feb 2019 9:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Barclays bosses were put under pressure by Qatari officials to mask the Gulf state prime minister’s holding in the UK bank as it rushed to close a multibillion-pound rescue package that would help the bank avoid a government bailout, a court has heard.

    https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/feb/04/barclays-bosses-pressured-by-qatar-to-mask-gulf-state-pm-holding-court-told?CMP=share_btn_tw


  • 10 Feb 2019 9:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    TSB made a huge loss in its latest financial year because of costs it incurred as a result of an IT disaster

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252456881/TSB-blames-IT-disaster-on-huge-losses

  • 04 Feb 2019 10:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Open banking not only opens up a world of opportunity for financial services companies seeking to improve the customer experience, but also presents a potential gold mine for fraudsters, particularly through identity fraud.

    https://www.finextra.com/blogposting/16613/open-banking-opens-the-door-to-fraudulent-activity-how-can-it-be-combatted


  • 04 Feb 2019 9:57 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The jury in the trial of four former Barclays executives charged with conspiracy to commit fraud have been told that Qatari entities would be implicated if the prosecution’s case proves correct.

    http://www.cityam.com/272549/barclays-fraud-allegations-implicate-qatar-says-trial-judge

  • 28 Jan 2019 12:17 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The ex-boss of Barclays and three former executives were accused today of committing fraud to avoid a government bailout at the height of the financial crisis.

    http://www.cityam.com/272080/ex-barclays-executives-made-secret-qatar-payments-avoid


  • 28 Jan 2019 12:06 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The FCA is today consulting on guidance, which, once finalised, will set out the cryptoasset activities it regulates.

    https://www.fca.org.uk/news/press-releases/fca-consults-cryptoassets-guidance




  • 27 Jan 2019 10:57 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for his involvement in mis-selling carbon credits to 130 victims.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1183/fraudster_jailed_for_fake_carbon_credit_scheme_wo


  • 21 Jan 2019 10:22 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The FCA has issued a warning that GLC Car Insurance is targeting consumers in the UK through the social media platform.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/broker/3791176/unauthorised-broker-targets-customers-on-instagram

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