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  • 21 Mar 2011 6:28 PM | Deleted user

    Mortgage Broker Rienzie Albert Joseph Asoka Silva, former director of Abbey Brokers, was banned today (21 March) by the FSA for dishonest conduct that resulted in £1.5m of mortgage advances to be paid into the account of another defendant.

    http://www.ftadviser.com/FTAdviser/Regulation/Regulators/FSA/News/article/20110321/364de30c-53de-11e0-ab23-00144f2af8e8/FSA-bans-mortgage-broker-for-15m-fraud.jsp


  • 19 Mar 2011 6:18 PM | Deleted user

    The scammers, who operate mostly during banking hours, superglue locked the 'Cancel' and 'Clear' buttons on a machine outside a bank branch (so that they can't be pressed down). The victims discover that the machine 'isn't working' after they have entered their PIN number, and go into the branch to complain. In the meantime, the scammers rush over and complete the transaction by using the on-screen keys. Nice.

    http://news.hereisthecity.com/2011/03/18/sss/

  • 17 Mar 2011 6:19 PM | Deleted user

    Fourteen people, including a solicitor, surveyors, valuers and mortgage advisers, have appeared in court charged in connection with an alleged £20m conspiracy to defraud.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-12769447


  • 09 Mar 2011 6:29 PM | Deleted user

    Credit and Debit card fraud is at its lowest level for a decade, following intense action taken by banks to crack down on losses

    http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/be862168-4a3c-11e0-b802-00144feab49a.html#axzz1GWXGd3I6


  • 25 Feb 2011 6:32 PM | Deleted user

    Benefit fraudsters pocketed at least £1million by claiming that 500 people lived in a small and dingy three-bedroom ex-council flat.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1360536/Benefit-fraudsters-net-1m-claiming-500-people-live-3-bed-flat-Peckham.html


  • 21 Dec 2010 6:33 PM | Deleted user

    A radio presenter who admitted falsely claiming benefits of up to £18,000 while working as a DJ on the BBC's Asian Network has been sentenced.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-12053564


  • 11 Nov 2010 6:36 PM | Deleted user

    Speaking at the conference in London, Malone said fraud was costing the UK around £30 billion a year and mortgage intermediaries had to wake up to the roles they were playing in helping fraudsters.

    http://www.mortgageintroducer.com/mortgages/238944/4/Daily_news/MBE:_brokers_must_wake_up_to_fraud.htm


  • 11 Nov 2010 6:35 PM | Deleted user

    EIGHT people were today due to appear in court after being charged with benefit fraud following a series of early morning raids.

    http://www.thisisstaffordshire.co.uk/courts/Fraud-suspects-court/article-2873466-detail/article.html


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