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  • 26 Jul 2021 10:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fraud and hacking soared during the pandemic as criminals “took advantage of behavioural changes” while reports of domestic abuse-related offences also rose, official figures show.

    https://www.policeprofessional.com/news/substantial-rise-in-fraud-and-hacking-during-coronavirus-pandemic/

  • 26 Jul 2021 10:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fraud examiners understand that investing in fraud prevention and deterrence, along with resources to help investigate fraud, is pivotal for organizations of any size. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, fraudsters pounced on new opportunities created by the changing economic and working environments. However, along with an increase in fraud, many anti-fraud professionals saw their organizations cutting back on budgets during this time due to the shifting economy. If convincing their C-suite to invest in anti-fraud resources was difficult before, the pandemic likely made that task even more challenging.

    https://www.fraudconferencenews.com/home/2021/7/5/advice-from-the-c-suite-stay-skeptical

  • 28 Jun 2021 11:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The pandemic has changed various aspects of our lives and driven us online to shop, invest and date. Fraudsters have sought to take advantage of our evolved ways of living and working, playing on emotions and exploiting vulnerabilities – especially online. Unsurprisingly, the number of fraud and computer misuse offences surged in 2020 across the UK. However, statistics also show methods of combating fraud are working

    https://www.raconteur.net/infographics/fighting-fraud-during-the-coronavirus-crisis/

  • 28 Jun 2021 8:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Delivering a great shopping experience is about more than just the shopping, it's about the paying too. However, today merchants are so hyper-focused on the risk of fraud and attacks, the ease of checkout often suffers, leaving customers frustrated and carts abandoned. Rigorous risk mitigation tools can cause friction in the payment process. Multiple security and authentication steps, low tolerance rules, and cumbersome hurdles are triggering an increase in false declines, with legitimate card-not-present (CNP) transactions rejected due to a suspicion of fraud. On the other hand, relaxing fraud prevention measures to make way for a seamless shopping experience can open up merchants to the significant risk of undetected fraudulent transactions and increase in chargebacks.

    https://www.finextra.com/blogposting/20471/preventing-fraud-without-compromising-the-customer-experience

  • 21 Jun 2021 10:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Recent years have seen an increasing focus on whistleblowing as a cornerstone of good corporate culture. By helping to uncover wrongdoing or errors within an organisation, effective whistleblowing procedures are integral to good governance and risk management. They allow problems to be identified early, providing an opportunity to rectify shortcomings and to prevent a crisis. Being aware of issues also allows businesses to manage market-notification obligations and public relations, identify poor performance and potentially avoid costly employment litigation.

    https://globalinvestigationsreview.com/guide/the-practitioners-guide-global-investigations/2021/article/whistleblowers-the-uk-perspective

  • 13 Jun 2021 5:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Most people believe fraud victims are usually over 60, but new research from Visa shows almost half of 18–34-year-olds targeted by fraudsters say they’ve fallen for it, twice as likely than those aged over 55.

    https://www.kentlive.news/news/uk-world-news/under-35s-twice-likely-fall-5501438

  • 07 Jun 2021 6:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    American Express announced today it is teaming up with other online fraud prevention companies to help stop card-not-present (CNP) fraud and make online shopping safer for its merchants and Card Members around the world.

    https://www.finextra.com/pressarticle/87881/amex-makes-online-fraud-fighting-tech-available-to-more-merchants

  • 07 Jun 2021 6:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    HSBC has launched a fraud awareness app to provide businesses with up-to-the-minute news on emerging scams.

    https://www.finextra.com/newsarticle/38171/hsbc-uk-launches-fraud-awareness-app-for-businesses

  • 07 Jun 2021 6:43 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In this alert, Partner Emma Bartlett and Associate Harriet Riddick discuss six practical steps that in-house counsel can take to prepare for and deal with whistleblowing complaints, so that they can, in fact, become an asset to the business; encouraging early disclosure of potential whistleblowing issues should be a key priority to preserve integrity and a culture of openness.

    https://www.cm-murray.com/knowledge/workplace-whistleblowing-practical-tips-for-in-house-lawyers/

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