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  • 14 Oct 2013 2:27 PM | Deleted user

    The City of London Police has launched a national Hajj fraud campaign to raise awareness among Muslims planning to make the pilgrimage to Mecca.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/hajj-fraud-campaign-oct13


  • 14 Oct 2013 2:26 PM | Deleted user

    Over a third of consumers (36%) believe that they are most at risk from identity fraud, compared to online or credit card fraud, recent research reveals.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/consumers-consider-id-fraud-their-biggest-risk-oct13


  • 14 Oct 2013 2:25 PM | Deleted user

    The council’s benefits investigation team, in conjunction with Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) colleagues based in Morriston, uncovered overpayments of £1,117,976 between April 2012 and March 2013. This sum would pay for 45 teachers on a £25,000 annual salary.

    http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Benefit-fraud-tops-1million-Swansea-say/story-19902775-detail/story.html#axzz2hEkE2sWr


  • 14 Oct 2013 2:25 PM | Deleted user

    Six arrested after CID officers working in partnership with Hillingdon Council execute nine warrants.

    http://www.getwestlondon.co.uk/news/local-news/police-investigating-fraud-against-vulnerable-6156250


  • 14 Oct 2013 2:24 PM | Deleted user

    Under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA), Moss was told to pay £83,000 by 31 January or face two years in prison. The court also ruled he would be jailed for six months if he does not pay his £15,000 fine by January. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-24381889


  • 14 Oct 2013 2:23 PM | Deleted user

    There is a growing recognition amongst loss prevention managers that employee theft and fraud is a significant contributor to losses incurred at retailers’ tills and stockrooms. 

    http://www.retailfraud.com/getting-to-the-bottom-of-refund-fraud/


  • 08 Oct 2013 2:31 PM | Deleted user

    Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, Peter Fahy, recently commented that six out of 10 crimes reported to the police are left uninvestigated. 

    http://www.retailfraud.com/data-sharing-is-key-to-keeping-a-lid-on-crime/


  • 08 Oct 2013 2:31 PM | Deleted user

    A businessman will admit to fraud against unsuspecting investors, but disputes his crimes cost them £3.5million, a court heard. 

    http://www.shieldsgazette.com/news/crime/mortgage-fraud-man-disputes-3-5m-figure-1-6114795


  • 08 Oct 2013 2:30 PM | Deleted user

    Fraud losses on UK credit and debit cards have risen by 17pc in a year as criminals, struggling against improving technology, turn to new forms of "low-tech" scams.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/10356339/UK-card-fraud-rises-17pc-due-to-low-tech-cons.html


  • 08 Oct 2013 2:29 PM | Deleted user

    A crackdown on housing cheats will more than triple the number of people caught and save council tax payers an about £1m a year. 

    http://www.richmondandtwickenhamtimes.co.uk/news/10719332.Partnership_looks_to_triple_fraud_prosecutions/


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