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  • 13 May 2019 10:56 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Three siblings who were working directly for the leader of a notorious Nigerian crime gang have been convicted of laundering nearly £1m for the Black Axe organised crime syndicate through UK bank accounts.

    https://www.cps.gov.uk/cps/news/ps1m-fraudsters-who-funded-notorious-nigerian-organised-crime-gang-convicted


  • 06 May 2019 10:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A serving Staffordshire Police constable has been dismissed without notice after receiving a criminal caution for two offences of fraud.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2019/05/01/staffordshire-police-constable-dismissed-after-fraud-offence/


  • 06 May 2019 10:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraud victims are being betrayed by police who fail to investigate tens of thousands of scams, according to a report from police watchdog Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS).

    http://lpportal.eu/content/editorial/articles/law-inforcment/fraud-victims-being-failed-police/


  • 30 Apr 2019 10:01 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    After taking ‘drains-up’ look at SFO probes, Lisa Osofsky is aiming to improve agency’s focus

    https://www.ft.com/content/b5eb36b6-680f-11e9-9adc-98bf1d35a056


  • 29 Apr 2019 4:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    More than 40% of crimes reported to Greater Manchester Police are not fully investigated because of a lack of resources, it has said.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-47963134

  • 22 Apr 2019 8:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Annual Plan sets out the NCA’s operational priorities for the year ahead and how the NCA will lead a whole-system response to serious and organised crime.

    https://nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/nca-publishes-annual-plan-2019-20

  • 14 Apr 2019 10:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A British fugitive has been tracked down by National Crime Agency officers and arrested in South Africa after 21 years on the run.

    https://nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/news/after-21-years-uk-fugitive-is-arrested-in-south-africa


  • 14 Apr 2019 10:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Andrew Smart (10/6/83) was sentenced yesterday (9 April) at Teesside Crown Court for stealing over £44,000 from Police Sports Fund UK, of which he was Treasurer. Smart was given a 12-month suspended sentence and ordered to undertake 240 hours of unpaid work.

    https://www.cps.gov.uk/yorkshire-and-humberside/news/police-accountant-sentenced-theft-ps44000


  • 14 Apr 2019 10:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The NPCC National Cyber Crime Programme has today (11/4) announced that every Police Force in England and Wales now has a dedicated Cyber Crime Unit in place thanks to a multi-million-pound investment from the Government.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/dedicated-cyber-crime-units-get-million-pound-cash-injection


  • 14 Apr 2019 5:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Dyfed-Powys Police is ahead of the national picture when it comes to tackling fraud and supporting vulnerable people, the force says.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/local-hubs/mid-wales/2019/04/08/dyfed-powys-leading-the-way/


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