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  • 14 May 2013 12:29 AM | Anonymous

    In the year ending December 2012, the police recorded 136,141 fraud and forgery offences. This is a decrease from the 142,715 offences recorded in the year ending December 2011, although this should be seen in the context of the move towards the central recording of fraud offences, some of which now appear in figures supplied by the NFIB rather than from forces.

    http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/crime-stats/crime-statistics/period-ending-december-2012/stb-crime-in-england-and-wales--year-ending-december-2012.html#tab-Fraud

  • 28 Mar 2013 12:30 AM | Anonymous

    The European ATM Security Team (EAST) has just published its first European Fraud Update for 2013. 

    http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-6172-ga.10138.html


  • 26 Feb 2013 12:31 AM | Anonymous

    end of 2011 and May this year, according to accountancy firm BDO. While £920m was reported during the same period last year, just £424m was reported this year, driven largely by a 55 per cent fall in the average value of a fraudulent case. BDO suggests that firms are underreporting due to fears of the damage fraud cases will do to their reputation. 

    http://www.cityam.com/article/reporting-fraud-collapses

  • 11 Feb 2013 12:32 AM | Anonymous

    Five things that are going to top the list when bringing the fraud monitoring system up-to-speed.

    http://www.finextra.com/Community/FullBlog.aspx?blogid=7364


  • 30 Jan 2013 12:33 AM | Anonymous

    Businesses across England and Wales were victimised by an estimated 9.2 million crimes in one 12-month period – equating to 13 incidents per business surveyed. The figures are from the first Commercial Victimisation survey by the Office of National Statistics (ONS), which surveyed four main industry sectors – manufacturing, retail/wholesale, transport/storage, and accommodation/food. 

    http://www.channelweb.co.uk/crn-uk/news/2239466/ons-figures-confirm-fraud-and-business-crime-levels

  • 25 Jan 2013 12:34 AM | Anonymous

    Hitesh Patel, UK Forensic Partner at KPMG, says: “What we are seeing is individuals looking to feather their nests through ripping off employers, banks or the government. In the last few years we have become used to sophisticated frauds at eye-watering values.

    http://www.professionalsecurity.co.uk/news/interviews/barometer-of-fraud/


  • 25 Jan 2013 12:33 AM | Anonymous

    Personal pressures at work and at home are driving more people to commit fraud, a survey by KPMG has suggested. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21124389


  • 04 Jan 2013 12:35 AM | Anonymous

    Fraud of all types is set to rocket in 2013 - here is a list of the top ten frauds to watch out for courtesy of consultancy UK Fraud. 

    http://www.channelweb.co.uk/crn-uk/news/2232833/beware-top-fraud-trends-for-2013


  • 19 Dec 2012 12:36 AM | Anonymous

    Leading fraud consultancy UK Fraud (www.ukfraud.co.uk) has identified 10 key trends that will characterise the domestic fraud prevention market in 2013.

    http://www.realwire.com/releases/UK-Fraud-Trends-In-2013


  • 19 Oct 2012 12:37 AM | Anonymous

    The government is seeking views on whether the way crime outcomes are recorded should be broadened to better reflect the work police officers do.

    http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/media-centre/news/how-to-record-crimes


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