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  • 30 Jul 2018 11:39 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Statistics released by the Insolvency Service show the characteristics of people applying for bankruptcy in England and Wales between the second quarter of 2014 and the first quarter of 2018.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/relationship-breakdowns-income-shocks-fraud-133151235.html


  • 30 Jul 2018 11:39 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The EU chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, claimed Theresa May's Chequers based deal would open the European Union up to fraud and also the need to create more red-tape.

    https://teiss.co.uk/news/uk-universities-spoofed/

  • 30 Jul 2018 11:38 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber criminals are raking in hundreds of thousands of pounds by spoofing domains of well-known UK universities and then using such fake domains to defraud British and European supply companies out of vast sums of money, Action Fraud has warned.

    https://teiss.co.uk/news/uk-universities-spoofed/

  • 30 Jul 2018 11:37 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An employee who swindled a council out of £110,000 was just one of the hundreds of cases of fraud the authority had to deal with last year

    https://www.birminghampost.co.uk/fraud-team-uncovers-hundreds-scams-14950789


  • 23 Jul 2018 5:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former Brighton student has gotten embroiled in the scandal and has been fined £20,000 by the Electoral Commission and faces an investigation.


    http://bjournal.co/ex-brighton-uni-student-charged-20000-for-brexit-electoral-fraud/


  • 23 Jul 2018 5:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A nurse who did agency work while off sick from her main job at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been found guilty of fraud and sentenced to 16 months in prison.

    https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/hospital/nurses-gets-prison-sentence-for-agency-work-while-claiming-sickness/7025329.article

  • 23 Jul 2018 5:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cybercriminals and fraudsters have been registering domains that look very similar to genuine UK web domains with the intent on scamming unsuspecting victims.


    https://securitybrief.eu/story/scammers-spoof-uk-university-domains-part-massive-fraud-campaign/

  • 23 Jul 2018 5:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Thirty three cases of internal fraud were reported to Lambeth Council during the 2017/18 financial year. This led to ten dismissals and two prosecutions.

    http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2018/07/thirty-cases-of-internal-fraud-reported-at-lambeth-council-in-the-past-twelve-months/

  • 23 Jul 2018 5:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A High Court claim revealed by the Mail on Sunday found that 14 major local authorities including Bradford, Greater Manchester, Liverpool and Bristol are amongst those accusing Barclays of fraud over Lender Option Borrower Option loans (LOBOs).

    http://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/Public-Sector-News/banks-sued-by-15-major-councils-in-controversial-loans-fraud-court-battle

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