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  • 15 Jul 2018 10:57 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Following the Grenfell fire both came forward and claimed they lived on the 19th floor and were subsequently housed in hotel accommodation and received financial support to the value of £67,125.35 and £58,396.89 respectively

    http://news.met.police.uk/news/two-jailed-for-fraud-offences-314317

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former BDO managing director has been jailed for seven years for defrauding elderly victims of £2.63m

    https://economia.icaew.com/en/news/july-2018/former-bdo-director-jailed-for-defrauding-pensioners

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    With huge demand for tickets to both events, Essex Police are warning music fans of the signs to watch out for when buying tickets online

    https://www.essexlive.news/whats-on/music-nightlife/ticket-fraud-warning-ahead-little-1753444

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    It was described as the “biggest ever” crash-for-cash investigation in Wales – and rightfully so, as the two-phase probe has ended with the prosecution of a total of 158 people.

    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/auto-motor/story-behind-the-fraud-that-saw-158-people-prosecuted-105308.aspx

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Removing private information from the Companies House register, particularly residential addresses is no easy task and currently requires a director or an agent acting on their behalf to make an application to the court to have the information removed which can be a time consuming and often costly exercise.

    https://businessnewswales.com/company-directors-and-identity-fraud-a-legal-update/

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Detective Inspector Kerrie Martin, from West Midlands Police’s economic crime unit, said victims in the region have collectively lost at least £110,000 to Courier Fraud already in 2018.

    https://www.west-midlands.police.uk/news/6095/arrests-courier-fraud-probe

  • 09 Jul 2018 9:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A fraudster using a false National Insurance number cheated the State out of £93,000 in benefits while working in a shower factory

    https://www.punchline-gloucester.com/articles/aanews/shower-company-employee-admits-benefits-fraud

  • 02 Jul 2018 12:27 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An man in his 80s was left unable to buy food and considered taking his own life after being tricked by a con artist on a dating site.

    http://www.itv.com/news/central/2018-06-25/80-year-old-man-conned-out-of-6-000-by-woman-he-met-on-dating-site/

  • 02 Jul 2018 12:27 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Potential tenants are being tricked into paying an upfront fee for properties that effectively do not exist - and the con artists are incredibly clever - this is what to spot them

    https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/rental-fraud-surges-people-losing-12760261

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