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  • 15 Oct 2018 11:57 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In a prosecution brought by KCC Trading Standards at Maidstone Crown Court, he pleaded guilty to 19 offences of fraud by false representation and one offence of money laundering.

    https://kccmediahub.net/driveway-installer-guilty-fraud-money-laundering745

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:56 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Care needs to be taken so the pension dashboard does not lead to an increase in fraud, KPMG has warned.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/pensions/2018/10/12/fears-pension-dashboard-could-increase-fraud/

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two men have been sentenced and fined at Bournemouth Crown Court on Monday 8 October 2018 for bribery and data protection offences after they used stolen data to attempt to sell private medical insurance policies to unsuspecting customers.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1120/unsuccessful_insurance_fraud_duo_sentenced_and_fi


  • 15 Oct 2018 11:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The criminal “mastermind” behind the multi-million pound cash-for-crash schemes is on the run and police are appealing for help to find him.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/insurer/3637696/dangerous-fraudsters-sentenced-to-18-years-after-huge-crash-for-cash-scam

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Judge brands Bangladeshi illegal immigrant 'despicable, beyond contempt' as he jails him for faking gay affair with dead Grenfell victim who died in fire so he could claim £5000 and be allowed to stay in UK

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6256817/Illegal-migrant-pretended-gay-lover-Grenfell-resident-stay-UK.html

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:48 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A worrying knowledge gap has been highlighted as research reveals a large percentage of people would willingly withdraw their own money at the request of a fraudster posing as the Police.

    https://londonlovesbusiness.com/three-in-ten-brits-would-fail-to-spot-impersonation-scams/

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:47 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The new figures reveal that Cifas members identified a 24% increase in cases of under-21-year-olds falling victim to impersonation fraud in the first nine months of this year

    https://londonlovesbusiness.com/huge-rise-seen-in-under-21s-falling-victim-to-identity-fraud/

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Figures released by the European Association for Secure Transactions (East) show total losses of €107m for the first six months of 2018 - a 43% drop - primarily as a result of a 19% dip in card skimming scams (down from €118m to €104m).

    https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/32766/card-fraud-at-eu-payment-terminals-hits-lowest-level-for-13-years/retail


  • 08 Oct 2018 9:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two local government workers, who 'cynically and systematically' tried to drain £170,000 from a dementia sufferer they were supposed to be looking after, have each been jailed for three years two months.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2018/09/29/jailed-two-wolverhampton-council-workers-in-170k-dementia-sufferer-fraud/

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:32 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    They told 1500 elderly, retired and vulnerable victims that money from panel installations would be invested to deliver returns, but this was not true and the gang instead used money for cars and holidays.

    http://www.thenational.scot/news/16955962.five-scottish-men-jailed-for-17-million-solar-panels-sales-fraud/

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