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  • 20 May 2018 10:36 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Barclays chief executive Jes Staley was last week fined £642,430 for breaking rules by attempting to identify a whistleblower. The bank has also cut £500,000 from Staley’s bonus.


    https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/barclays-ceo-fined-642k-over-whistleblower-probe/


  • 14 May 2018 1:31 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Responding to questions from the influential Treasury Committee, the ex-business owners said the FCA was ill-suited to handle serious complaints against the lenders it regulates.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/victims-bank-fraud-criticise-britains-financial-watchdog-174003205--sector.html

  • 14 May 2018 1:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    What are banks doing to keep their customers’ money and data safe as digital attacks proliferate?


    https://www.cbronline.com/opinion/fraudsters-panorama


  • 14 May 2018 1:29 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Credit-checking company Experian said criminals were behind 159 in every 10,000 current account applications in 2017, up from 138 in 2016.


    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/more-fraudulent-current-account-applications-084737583.html?guccounter=1

  • 14 May 2018 1:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Detectives are investigating after Banking Protocol prevents £48,500 of fraud in North Yorkshire in just over 24 hours.


    https://www.minsterfm.com/news/local/2571981/banking-system-prevents-fraud-in-north-yorkshire/


  • 14 May 2018 1:27 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Young people should be aware of the criminal implications of taking part in “money-mule” schemes.


    https://moneyweek.com/money-mule-scam-targets-students/


  • 07 May 2018 1:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A master hacker who stole customers’ details from as many as 200 firms to sell on the dark web was seized by undercover police in a dramatic operation on board a train.

    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/moment-undercover-cops-pounce-on-500k-bitcoin-hacker-on-board-train-a3829071.html

  • 07 May 2018 1:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Britain’s National Crime Agency is expanding a review into fraud allegations at HBOS, part of Lloyds Banking Group, that have already led to the jailing of six people in a scam that pushed business owners to hire a costly turnaround consultancy.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-lloyds-bank-uk-probe/britains-crime-agency-to-expand-probe-into-hbos-fraud-allegations-idUKKBN1I11Q0

  • 07 May 2018 1:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two Nottingham financial advisers have been arrested by the City of London Police investigating allegations of a major fraud at investment firm Kingsbridge Asset Management.

    https://www.thebusinessdesk.com/eastmidlands/news/2013762-financial-advisers-arrested-conspiracy-defraud-allegations

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