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  • 22 Apr 2018 10:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Mastercard and its EMV partners are pushing for online payments standards similar to those for point-of-sale payments

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252439407/Mastercard-calls-for-global-online-payments-standard

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Young people are increasingly breaking the law by acting as “money mules” for criminals, according to research that underlines their vulnerability to recruitment via social media.


    https://www.ft.com/content/14d0b9c4-425c-11e8-803a-295c97e6fd0b

  • 15 Apr 2018 8:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudulent websites claiming to offer cryptocurrency investments are using images and fabricating recommendations from prominent individuals such as Deborah Meaden from the BBC’s Dragons' Den and Martin Lewis, the founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, without their consent.

    https://actionfraud.police.uk/news/well-known-names-being-used-in-cryptocurrency-scams-apr18

  • 09 Apr 2018 4:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    British banking giant Barclays has agreed to pay a $2 billion fine to resolve a fraud case involving mortgage derivatives sold in the run-up to the 2008 global financial crisis, the US Justice Department said

    https://www.gg2.net/barclays-pay-2-billion-fine-2008-financial-crisis-era-fraud-us/

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The time has come for the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and other regulatory bodies to prioritise tackling money laundering by endorsing particular applications of technology.


    https://www.ftadviser.com/opinion/2018/03/29/why-regulators-need-to-do-more-to-tackle-fraud/


  • 03 Apr 2018 1:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The financial regulator has issued a warning over a copycat firm which is pretending to be MoneySavingExpert.com in a bid to scam victims out of cash.

    https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/banking/2018/03/fca-warns-of-scammers-using-mses-details

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters use new technology to perpetrate old schemes

    http://www.fraud-magazine.com/article.aspx?id=4295000887

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:20 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Lenders are making operational cost savings through artificial intelligence tools


    https://www.ft.com/content/0dca8946-05c8-11e8-9e12-af73e8db3c71


  • 25 Mar 2018 7:56 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The charge related to his conduct following the imposition of a restraint order in 2012 and a confiscation order in 2016 arising from criminal proceedings brought by the FCA.

    https://www.fca.org.uk/news/press-releases/alex-hope-sentenced-16-months-imprisonment-perverting-course-justice

  • 25 Mar 2018 7:55 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Dunfermline man persuaded bank workers in Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy that fraudulent transactions had been made on his accounts.

    http://www.dunfermlinepress.com/news/16098992.Dunfermline_man_conned_bank_staff_in___14_000_fraud/

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