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The Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR) at Birkbeck, University of London has been funded by The Dawes Trust to undertake research examining The Role of Professional Enablers and Money Launderers in the Facilitation of Organised Fraud in the UK.
More and more youngsters under the age of 21 are falling victim to money scams, according to the anti-fraud organisation Cifas.
The consumer group said its analysis of available figures found that more than 96% of crimes reported to UK body Action Fraud are closed without a successful outcome.
Big Four auditor KPMG revealed last month that the value of alleged fraud cases reaching UK courts in the first half of 2018 reached GBP 895 million.
NFU Mutual's Food Fraud Report 2018, which holds responses from over 2,000 British consumers, suggests there’s a big problem with perception and trust on the supermarket shelves.
The average fraud victim loses £608 but one in seven has been defrauded by more than £1,000, according to Shieldpay’s fraud tracker.
A police chief has said technological advances have made work easier for fraudsters, with new figures showing an increase in the crime across Scotland.
Following a reduction in alleged fraud cases seen in Wales in 2017, this year has seen a return to the overall trend of an increase in the number of fraud cases coming to court
The value of alleged fraud reaching UK Courts in the first half of 2018 reached £895 million. The figures follow 2017’s record breaking year which had registered £3.6 billion of fraud – the largest value in KPMG’s Fraud Barometer’s 31 year history.
While high value fraud losses have fallen overall, embezzlement cases have increased in both value and volume, as staff stole money from employers.
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