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  • 08 Oct 2018 9:31 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    This is a man West Midlands police want to speak to in connection with a high-value international property fraud

    https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/police-fraud-alert-15229451

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Thanks to the wonders of video surveillance, a pub owner-turned-arsonist had been left with no choice but to plead guilty to fraud by false representation at Chester Crown Court.

    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/hospitality/former-pub-owner-imprisoned-over-arson-and-insurance-fraud-113112.aspx


  • 30 Sep 2018 11:36 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Travel insurance fraud is ever more prevalent, while fraudsters’ methods are increasingly sophisticated.

    https://www.itij.com/feature/staying-date-fraud

  • 30 Sep 2018 11:35 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The 48-year-old is charged with one count of fraud by false representation relating to a claim he lived in the tower block at the time of the fire.

    http://www.itv.com/news/london/update/2018-09-23/man-charged-with-grenfell-fraud/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:59 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The data, obtained by RSM from Action Fraud, the UK’s national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, revealed that businesses submitted over 3,451 reports about mandate fraud in 2017-18, a rise of 123 per cent over the previous year’s figure of 1,551.

    https://londonlovesbusiness.com/business-losses-from-mandate-fraud-double-to-77m/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:58 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man who pretended to be a victim of the Grenfell Tower disaster has pleaded guilty to fraud totalling nearly £90,000

    http://www.itv.com/news/2018-09-21/man-pleads-guilty-over-88-000-grenfell-tower-fraud/

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:57 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A woman was sentenced after she made 31 fraudulent insurance claims, including one where she stated that her daughter had sustained serious injuries in the terror attack at M.E.N Arena in Manchester.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1111/woman_jailed_for_manchester_arena_attack_medical_

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:57 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    There were 181 ghost broking reports from victims aged 17-24 received by Action Fraud from November 2014 to July 2018. Total reported losses hit £164,993 for this age group, with the average loss £91

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1107/police_reveal_17-24_year_olds_most_likely_to_fall

  • 24 Sep 2018 9:56 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As noted in the 2018 Identity Fraud Study, account takeover fraud has tripled over the past year, reaching the highest level in the past four years

    https://www.thepaypers.com/interviews/fraudsters-change-tack-is-online-accounts-data-the-new-gold-/774906-38

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