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  • 24 Jan 2014 12:14 AM | Anonymous

    The public does not believe it and ministers privately admit they do not fully understand the reasons for it – but crime is continuing to fall sharply. 

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/the-mysterious-case-of-the-falling-criminal-offences-burglary-and-murders-down-again-statistics-show-9081599.html


  • 17 Jan 2014 12:18 AM | Anonymous

    The UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) has announced that the National Statistics designation is to be removed from police recorded crime data. 

    http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/news/police-crime-figures-cant-be-trusted


  • 17 Jan 2014 12:18 AM | Anonymous

    KPMG have said that fraudsters have reverted to low-tech methods of fraud, such as bouncing cheques, as large companies have concentrated on building high-tech fraud defences 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/fraudsters-still-using-low-tech-methods-jan14


  • 17 Jan 2014 12:17 AM | Anonymous

    Fraud in the Midlands has risen by almost 200 per cent in 2013 totalling £168m, according to a KPMG bi-annual report. 

    http://www.insidermedia.com/insider/midlands/106252-midlands-fraud-rise-kpmg


  • 17 Jan 2014 12:16 AM | Anonymous

    KPMG’s bi-annual Fraud Barometer has shown a high volume of fraud cases prosecuted in the past year but at much lower value levels than recorded in previous years – the average case value this year being £2.9m, compared to £6.1m, over the last five years. 

    http://www.kpmg.com/UK/en/IssuesAndInsights/ArticlesPublications/NewsReleases/Pages/Traditional-low-tech-fraudsters-make-hay-as-organisations-focus-on-high-tech-attacks.aspx


  • 17 Jan 2014 12:16 AM | Anonymous

    The majority were relatively “low value” frauds, with 78% of cases recorded in the region valued at under £1m. 

    http://www.walesonline.co.uk/business/business-news/fraud-in-wales-totals-46m-6507162


  • 17 Jan 2014 12:15 AM | Anonymous

    The sharp increase was blamed on the case of an IT manager in Leeds who committed a £19m fraud against his employers to fund a chronic gambling addiction. 

    http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/business-news/business-headlines/19m-fraud-case-leads-to-sharp-rise-in-annual-figures-1-6372552


  • 13 Dec 2013 12:19 AM | Anonymous

    In the latest hearing before the House of Commons Public Administration Committee Professor Mike Hough of Birkbeck, said that some of the falls in police recorded crime levels was down to police misrecording crime data.

    http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/news/police-accused-fiddling-crime-figures-again


  • 04 Oct 2013 12:20 AM | Anonymous

    Since its inception in 2003 the bi-annual PwC Global Economic Crime Survey has been one of the premier thought leadership publications on economic crime. The aim of this survey is to assess corporate attitudes to fraud in the current economic environment, particularly in relation to incidents of corruption/bribery, money laundering and/or breaches of competition laws that have received increased public scrutiny. 

    http://www.pwc.com/gx/en/economic-crime-survey/


  • 30 Sep 2013 12:21 AM | Anonymous

    In the Asia-Pacific Fraud Survey Report from accountancy firm Ernst and Young, 48% of executives from large corporations in the region admitted that their companies’ policies do not work.

    http://www.lawgazette.co.uk/practice/fraud-and-corruption-rife-in-asia-pacific/5037860.article


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