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A new report, by Reassura and the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies, has set out to change the UK’s shame-filled attitude towards fraud and scams, as it revealed 30% of people scammed multiple times, wouldn’t tell their loved ones if they were a victim of a scam, despite fraud now being the most common crime in E&W.
The number of regional firms reporting incidents of financial fraud rose to 34 percent from 26 percent over the past two years, according to a PwC survey.
One of the biggest insurance companies in the UK, Aviva, noted that the value of fraud from last year had risen by 5.4%, at £90m, in comparison to the year before due to a 6.3% surge in uncovered fraudulent claims.
New data shows that age, job level and reporting procedures all have a strong effect on the likelihood that an employee will commit business travel expense fraud
Despite the efforts of authorities around the world, corrupt and fraudulent behaviour continues to flourish, with a debilitating economic effect.
EY survey respondents see fraud and corruption among the greatest risks to their business and our results show there remains a significant level of unethical conduct.
This study is the 10th edition of the Report to the Nations, and occupational fraud remains an enormous threat to the global economy, just as it was when we published the first edition in 1996.
More than three-quarters (78%) of organisations experienced payments fraud in 2017, with checks contributing to the largest number of frauds than any other payment method, according to a survey by Association for Financial Professionals (AFP)
Global research into business priorities and challenges. The results showed that the explosion in customer data, rising fraud, digital disruption and ever-changing regulation are putting pressure on traditional business models and internal resources.
In its annual fraud report, trade body UK Finance said there had been almost 44,000 reported cases of APP frauds in 2017. It is the first time annual figures on APP fraud have been collected.
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