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  • 11 Jun 2018 3:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In total he is believed to have embezzled around £90,000 in an effort to cover his gambling debts which the Sheriff described as a “sophisticated, complex and sustained fraud.”


    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/insurance-agent-jailed-for-90000-fraud-102746.aspx

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Synthetic-identity fraud is one the fastest-growing forms of identity theft in the U.S., according to the Department of Justice.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/07/scammers-create-a-new-form-of-theft-synthetic-identity-fraud.html

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The development of contactless payment cards based on biometrics technology is causing great excitement.


    https://www.electropages.com/2018/06/biometric-cards-beefing-anti-fraud-fight/

  • 11 Jun 2018 3:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Nine suspected fraudsters have been arrested for claiming housing and support after the Grenfell Tower fire, following a series of dawn raids by the Metropolitan Police.


    http://www.itv.com/news/2018-06-07/nine-held-over-fraudulent-housing-and-support-claims-after-grenfell-fire/

  • 03 Jun 2018 9:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former travel company boss accused of posing as a wealthy heir and taking cash for non-existent trips is being investigated for fraud, police have confirmed.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-birmingham-44291744

  • 03 Jun 2018 9:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The elderly lady from Welland in Malvern became friends with the man on Facebook, who then informed the woman he served in the army and was currently based abroad.



  • 03 Jun 2018 9:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A landlord has been given a fine of £1,052, 200 hours of unpaid work and 20 days of rehabilitation activity after a  council tax fraud which cost City of York tax payers  £2,800.

    https://www.minsterfm.com/news/local/2589232/landlord-prosecuted-for-council-tax-fraud/

  • 03 Jun 2018 9:36 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Business student, 31, is fifth to falsely pose as a victim as he is jailed for 18 months after claiming his father died in blaze to get £5,000 and free hotel stays

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5794593/Business-student-31-claimed-father-died-Grenfell-Tower-blaze.html

  • 03 Jun 2018 9:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two Jamaican nationals, were put up in hotels for almost a year before staff at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) realised the flat they claimed to live in did not exist.

    https://www.scotsman.com/news/illegal-immigrants-admit-125-000-grenfell-tower-fraud-1-4747498

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