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  • 07 May 2018 2:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former postmaster from Southampton who defrauded the Post Office out of more than £700,000 after the organisation didn’t realise one of its branches had closed, is starting a six and a half year jail sentence.


    http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/2018-04-29/four-jailed-over-700-000-fraud-after-post-office-didnt-realise-a-branch-had-closed/

  • 30 Apr 2018 12:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Just over half of IT and telecoms SMEs are targeted by fraudsters, with each case of cyber fraud costing more than £1,000, study reveals

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252439857/Cyber-fraud-costs-SMEs-more-than-1000-per-case

  • 30 Apr 2018 12:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A study carried out by YouGov on behalf of the bank found that 44 per cent of small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) had been targeted by fraudsters and almost one in four (23 per cent) had fallen victim to fraud.


    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/fraud-small-businesses-sme-uk-jobs-barclays-sol-campbell-a8320081.html


  • 22 Apr 2018 11:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A bank worker has admitted helping to embezzle more than £50,000 from customers.


    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-43826453


  • 22 Apr 2018 11:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The SFO confirms it has opened a criminal investigation in to suspected corruption in the conduct of business in Algeria by Ultra Electronic Holdings plc (“Ultra”), its subsidiaries, employees and associated persons following a self-report by Ultra.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/04/19/ultra-electronic-holdings-plc/

  • 15 Apr 2018 9:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The prosecution is thought to be the first in the country to be specifically for small business rate relief fraud.


    https://www.minsterfm.com/news/local/2549774/yorks-first-business-rate-fraud-case-leads-to-a-suspended-sentence/

  • 15 Apr 2018 9:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A couple who thought they were being made managers of a landmark York pub have instead been left homeless and have contacted national fraud investigators

    https://www.yorkmix.com/news/police-investigate-suspected-con-that-left-york-pub-couple-homeless/

  • 09 Apr 2018 4:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Launched in public interest, on the occasion of April Fool’s day, the campaign is aimed at educating consumers about how they should avoid falling prey to job frauds and be careful of all such falsified guarantees of a job against money.

    http://bestmediainfo.com/2018/04/shine-com-warns-job-seekers-not-to-be-fooled-by-scamsters/

  • 09 Apr 2018 4:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The general [GDPR] rules are that employers should inform applicants if they are going to look at social media profiles and give them the opportunity to comment. The searches should also be proportionate to the job being applied for

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40592516

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