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Amazon prevented more than ten billion fraudulent product listings from appearing in its online stores in 2020 and seized more than two million counterfeit products, according to a new report.
Boris Johnson’s multimillion pound plan to introduce mandatory voter ID at elections has been criticised as an “illiberal solution in pursuit of a non-existent problem” by a former Tory cabinet minister.
The campaign, 'In confidence, with confidence', encourages individuals working in financial services to report potential wrongdoing to the FCA, and reminds them of the confidentiality processes in place.
FCA launches campaign to encourage individuals to report wrongdoing | FCA
Conservative MP Ruth Edwards has called on the government to urgently tackle the issue of online scams, raising concerns that online platforms currently have no legal obligations to protect users against fake or fraudulent content.
MP joins calls to force internet giants to tackle scams - FTAdviser.com
Banks and insurers around the globe are witnessing a remarkable rise in financial crime. Stepping up to help, Microsoft and its partners are delivering a range of solutions that combine the power of the cloud with artificial intelligence to actively monitor, detect and prevent fraudulent activity
Accelerating the fight against financial crime (technologyrecord.com)
The European umbrella body for accountancy institutes has stressed the need for a more holistic approach to tackling fraud, following concerns that a disproportionate focus on the role of auditors will do little to reduce the ever-growing risks.
Accountancy Europe: toughen financial reporting against fraud | ICAEW
As cases of fraud and money laundering rose during the pandemic last year, banks in the UK faced unforeseen challenges. In a new study by global analytics software provider FICO and independent research firm OMDIA, 79 percent of respondents from UK banks said that working from home had a high or major impact on the effectiveness of their financial crime prevention.
FICO Survey: UK Banks Struggled with COVID-19 Fraud and Money Laundering Surge (mortgagefinancegazette.com)
PayPal is rolling out a revised suite of its e-commerce fraud management features in a bid to tackle the growing issue of online payments fraud caused in part by the coronavirus pandemic.
PayPal unveils its new Fraud Protection Advanced toolkit for merchants | TechRadar
FW discusses the impact of COVID-19 on anti-money laundering and fraud risk management with Keith D. Andrzejewski, Carl E. Case III, Brian L. Ferrell, Kristin Milchanowski Gilkes and Thomas P. O’Donnell at Ernst & Young LLP.
COVID-19: rethinking anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud risk management — Financier Worldwide
ICAEW’s Audit and Assurance Faculty has produced a second “Know-How” guide for auditors who are reporting on irregularities for the first time.
Audit guide: how to report on irregularities, including fraud | ICAEW
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