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  • 18 Feb 2019 11:02 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A woman has been sentenced to five years and eight months in prison after defrauding an elderly man with Alzheimer’s out of nearly £120,000.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1187/woman_who_posed_as_a_trusted_friend_stole__120_00


  • 18 Feb 2019 11:01 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud, the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre, is warning half term holiday makers to avoid fraudulent flight ticket sellers as they use new tactics.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert/dont-let-flight-ticket-fraudsters-take-off-with-your-cash

  • 18 Feb 2019 10:58 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In two separate cases, both had been charged with claiming the reduction while failing to disclose excess capital in undeclared bank accounts.

    https://www.cumbriacrack.com/2019/02/15/two-sentenced-after-admitting-council-tax-reduction-fraud/

  • 18 Feb 2019 10:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Victims who have searched for flights online are being cold called by fraudsters purporting to be travel companies, Action Fraud said.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2019/02/14/criminals-target-holidaymakers-with-fake-offers-of-cheap-flights/

  • 18 Feb 2019 10:35 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Islanders are being reminded to remain vigilant when looking for love online this Valentine’s Day. Romance fraud is when someone creates a fake identity with the intention of entering into a relationship to steal funds or personal information from the victim.

    https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2019-02-14/islanders-are-being-warned-about-romance-fraud-this-valentines-day/

  • 18 Feb 2019 10:23 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Join Finextra, OneSpan and industry experts for our webinar on 12 March 2019 at 15:00 UK time as we discuss the four key components of protection against account takeover fraud.

    https://www.finextra.com/resources/feature.aspx?featureid=2366


  • 18 Feb 2019 10:14 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Ireland will remain the “fraud tourism” capital of Europe because there are no “credible repercussions” for those caught making fraudulent injury claims, defence litigation solicitor Sarah Dick has claimed.

    https://www.irishlegal.com/article/blm-warns-that-ireland-will-remain-fraud-tourism-capital-of-europe-without-government-action


  • 18 Feb 2019 10:05 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former estate agent has appeared in court charged with fraud by abuse of position.

    https://www.propertyindustryeye.com/former-estate-agent-in-court-charged-with-fraud/


  • 18 Feb 2019 9:56 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    WOMEN have been warned to be wary of “internet romance scams”, as it was revealed that female victims lost an estimated £39 million last year after being duped by criminals.

    https://www.easterneye.biz/female-victims-conned-out-of-twice-as-much-money-as-men-in-romance-scams/

  • 18 Feb 2019 9:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The egg industry is calling for stronger deterrents for food fraud following the news that a Dutch egg trader convicted of fraudulently selling contaminated eggs as fit for human consumption has been fined just £26,000.

    https://www.farminguk.com/news/Stronger-deterrents-needed-for-food-fraud-crimes-egg-industry-says_51323.html#.XGdCdsbvopI.twitter


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