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  • 17 Sep 2013 4:24 PM | Anonymous

    The UK's fraud prevention service has named Simon Dukes as its new CEO, with the problem of identity theft continuing to cause concerns for UK businesses and consumers alike. 

    http://www.essentialretail.com/news/article/5216214a42f83-new-cifas-ceo-unveiled-as-identity-theft-grows

  • 11 Sep 2013 4:26 PM | Anonymous

    Businesses who capitalise on growth initiatives embed effective fraud and risk management strategies into their decision-making process.

    http://business-reporter.co.uk/2013/09/how-a-blanket-approach-to-fraud-management-can-lead-to-missed-new-revenue-opportunities/

  • 05 Sep 2013 4:27 PM | Anonymous

    Independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers has launched a campaign to track down individuals guilty of obtaining documents in order to commit identity crime.

    https://crimestoppers-uk.org/misc/media-centre/news-press-releases/crimestoppers-hunts-for-25-identity-thieves-as-identity-fraud-accounts-for-roughly-50-of-all-frauds-recorded-last-year/

  • 27 Aug 2013 4:28 PM | Anonymous

    The crime-fighting charity, Crimestoppers, is taking over the running of an NHS Scotland whistleblower's service aimed at detecting fraud.

    http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/health/anti-crime-charity-to-take-over-nhs-fraud-hotline.21969485

  • 05 Aug 2013 4:29 PM | Anonymous

    Britain's organised crime fighting agency is under intense pressure to release the names of 100 blue-chip firms and individuals who used rogue investigators after the sudden resignation of its chairman. Sir Ian Andrews stepped down. 

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/10216940/Blue-chip-hackers-may-be-named-and-shamed-after-Soca-chief-resigns.html

  • 01 Aug 2013 4:29 PM | Anonymous

    Private Investigators will now be subject to strict ID and criminal record checks to be granted a license. 

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/rogue-private-investigators-will-be-jailed-home-secretary-announces-new-licence-deal-8740351.html

  • 30 Jul 2013 4:30 PM | Anonymous

    Changes to the protection for whistleblowers implemented by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act took effect on 25 June.

    http://www.mills-reeve.com/files/Publication/f32f95a2-b0ac-4c4f-b3ff-ec901fb29647/Presentation/PublicationAttachment/3c67d550-fdd5-4d6c-a673-f05e85ff191c/91670000_1%20_2_.pdf

  • 07 Jul 2013 4:35 PM | Anonymous

    The government has introduced a new public interest test such that a whistleblower will now have to show that he or she believed that their disclosures were made in the public interest in order to gain legal protection. 

    http://www.pcaw.org.uk/legal-updates

  • 05 Jul 2013 4:32 PM | Anonymous

    In-house lawyers must take a more robust approach to protecting whistle-blowers and be prepared to speak out against bad management decisions. 

    http://www.thelawyer.com/in-house/former-hbos-risk-chief-calls-for-in-house-lawyers-to-take-lead-on-whistle-blowing/3006299.article

  • 05 Jul 2013 4:31 PM | Anonymous

    Former Olympus Corporation Chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa received a suspended sentence for his role in a $1.7 billion accounting fraud that caused the Japanese camera maker’s market value to plunge 80 percent.

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-03/ex-olympus-chairman-gets-suspended-sentence-for-accounting-fraud.html

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