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  • 19 Nov 2017 9:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters are shamelessly opportunistic and are now turning their attention to the pensions release, lured by the promise of high value returns when their scams are successful

    http://telecoms.com/486054/crime-moves-upmarket-as-fraud-becomes-the-uks-number-1-offence/

  • 19 Nov 2017 9:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The private sector was the worst affected by fraud, with the economy taking a £140bn hit, according to research by The Annual Fraud Indicator (AFI) 2017.

    http://economia.icaew.com/en/news/november-2017/uk-loses-190bn-due-to-fraud

  • 19 Nov 2017 9:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    This includes a cost to the economy of £140bn resulting from fraud in the private sector, according to a study by Crowe Clark Whitehill, Experian and the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies.

    http://www.cityam.com/275550/fraud-costs-uk-economy-gbp190bn-incidents-soar

  • 11 Nov 2017 10:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Crimes recorded by the police are rocketing - yet the Crime Survey of England and Wales shows crime going down. Which is correct?

    https://policinginsight.com/analysis/crime-going-england-wales-crime-statistics-actually-tell-us/

  • 28 Oct 2017 9:57 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    New Experimental Statistics on fraud and computer misuse offences reveal an estimated 10.8 million incidents of crime in the latest survey year


    http://www.information-age.com/cyber-related-fraud-hitting-new-levels-123469265/

  • 22 Oct 2017 8:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The crime survey estimated that there were 10.8m incidents, including 5m of fraud, online crime and computer misuse.



  • 22 Oct 2017 8:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    All available data seems to suggest that corporate fraud is unlikely to diminish any time soon, if at all.

    https://www.financierworldwide.com/roundtable-corporate-fraud-nov17#.WenTohUrLIU

  • 22 Oct 2017 8:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    According to the latest crime figures for the year to June from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, there was a four per cent increase in fraud offences to over 653,000.

    http://www.cityam.com/274194/fraud-england-and-wales-up-again-cyber-crime-and-credit

  • 22 Oct 2017 8:45 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The idea was put forward at a meeting of the Joint Fraud Taskforce in September

    http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/uk-news/new-555-hotline-number-proposed-13782177

  • 14 Oct 2017 9:25 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    One survey suggests only a third of employers carry out these all-important checks before a new employee starts


    http://hrnews.co.uk/importance-reference-checking-minimise-risk-candidate-fraud/


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