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  • 21 Sep 2010 6:41 PM | Deleted user

    Seven people have been arrested on suspicion of fraud and money laundering during a police operation in Shropshire and the West Midlands.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-11385703

  • 21 Aug 2010 6:43 PM | Deleted user

    "Crash for cash" scams where fraudsters stage accidents to claim on other drivers' insurance are at an all-time high, the BBC has learned.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11044315


  • 26 Jul 2010 6:46 PM | Deleted user

    Council bosses in Birmingham have declared war on benefit fraudsters after uncovering £3.5 million of fiddled claims.

    http://www.birminghampost.net/news/west-midlands-news/2010/07/26/3-5m-of-benefit-fraud-uncovered-in-birmingham-65233-26933970/


  • 19 Jul 2010 6:44 PM | Deleted user

    A growing number of "crash for cash" scams in the UK and car insurance fraud have directly influenced the ever-growing rise in UK car insurance premiums which increased by 12% between January and June of 2010. This is the unseen cost of car insurance fraud and unfortunately it is something which law-abiding customers are being forced to cover. At a time when UK finances are literally being stretched to the limit this is the last thing that UK car owners wanted to see!

    http://www.financialadvice.co.uk/news/insurance/89351-car-insurance-premiums-set-to-rise.html

  • 10 Jul 2010 6:44 PM | Deleted user

    Card giant Visa has launched a hi-tech bank card with a built-in keypad and LCD screen that, it says, will make online shopping dramatically safer – and it could be coming to a wallet near you within months.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010/jul/10/visa-codesure-card-combat-fraud


  • 08 Jul 2010 6:46 PM | Deleted user

    A rise in scams involving stolen bank cards have led to warnings by police on handling security and personal details.

    http://www.birminghammail.net/news/crime-news/2010/07/08/top-tips-warning-after-rise-in-stolen-bank-card-scams-97319-26812950/


  • 01 Jul 2010 6:47 PM | Deleted user

    Midlands law firm Challinors has established a unique joint venture with the specialist training division of Birmingham based Loss Adjuster QuestGates, to create one of the UK's first-ever Mortgage Fraud Technician courses and qualifications. 

    http://www.midlandsbusinessnews.co.uk/2010-07/midlands-based-challinors-partners-with-questgates-to-deliver-new-counter-fraud-qualification-for-the-mortgage-industry.aspx


  • 20 Jun 2010 6:48 PM | Deleted user

    WHEN Jayne Hudson married Sandra Green in a lavish lesbian wedding ceremony, the lovebirds pledged it would be forever.

    http://www.sundaymercury.net/news/midlands-news/2010/06/20/tamworth-civil-partnership-bride-faces-benefit-fraud-charge-66331-26685670/


  • 24 Mar 2010 6:49 PM | Deleted user

    An Eastern European gang who took advantage of the notoriously lax controls in 'Benefits Britain' to mount an audacious £450,000 fraud were behind bars yesterday. 

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1260122/Benefits-Britain-Eastern-European-gang-jailed-audacious-500-000-fraud.html


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