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  • 23 Sep 2019 6:57 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK's main reporting body for scams has been branded "a national disgrace" by the West Midlands' police and crime commissioner.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2019/09/19/lamentable-west-midlands-police-chief-slams-national-fraud-helpline/


  • 23 Sep 2019 6:30 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    It is now widely accepted that financial crime is not ‘victimless’, but rather is wrongdoing which has a pervasive detrimental effect on legitimate commerce, and civilised society in general. As a result of this, many jurisdictions have introduced legislation establishing broad anti-financial crime regimes, policed by expert law enforcement agencies often possessing special investigative and prosecutorial powers.

    https://www.penningtonslaw.com/news-publications/latest-news/2019/a-high-level-guide-to-uk-prosecutorial-and-enforcement-agencies#.XX9GNu8zP1k.twitter


  • 23 Sep 2019 6:25 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Lisa Osofsky, Director of the Serious Fraud Office speaking at the Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime 2019

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2019/09/02/cambridge-symposium-2019/

  • 23 Sep 2019 6:23 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Jolan Saunders and Michael Strubel, former company executives at Saunders Electrical Wholesalers Ltd, have this week been ordered to pay confiscation orders totalling £7,393,663.33.


    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2019/09/10/saunders-electrical-fraudsters-ordered-to-pay-over-7million/


  • 08 Sep 2019 8:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraud has been a “Cinderella crime” for too long and must be taken far more seriously by police to stop criminals plundering the wealth of law-abiding citizens, one of the country’s top law enforcers said today.

    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/police-need-to-step-up-and-treat-fraud-seriously-says-top-law-enforcer-a4228016.html


  • 08 Sep 2019 8:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new initiative by North Yorkshire Police is trying to raise awareness about fraud in the county.   

    'Say Something September' is to highlight the most common types of fraud, and encourage anyone who thinks they may have been a victim to report it to police. 

    https://www.strayfm.com/news/local-news/2945987/north-yorkshire-police-drawing-attention-to-fraud-this-month/#.XW-2ve0lN50.twitter


  • 02 Sep 2019 4:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    New statistics from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) have highlighted a rise in cases of liability and application fraud, with the average value of detected insurance fraud reportedly in excess of £12,000 and the volume of application fraud cases under investigation by the IFB seeing an increase of more than 65 per cent since 2017

    https://www.itij.com/story/115832/ifb%E2%80%99s-new-fraud-fighting-tactics


  • 02 Sep 2019 1:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    POLICE Scotland which is facing a £41.6m overspend have warned of a threat over legal costs and compensation payouts after up to £40m of claims associated with the failed Rangers fraud investigation emerged.

    https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17860239.police-scotland-reveal-legal-costs-fears-40m-rangers-case-claims/?ref=twtrec


  • 18 Aug 2019 11:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud is profoundly disappointed to learn of the media coverage of some of our staff at our contact centre.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/statement-regarding-media-coverage


  • 18 Aug 2019 9:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The police-run service is accused of misleading fraud victims into thinking their cases will be investigated – when most are never looked at again.

    https://www.yourmoney.com/saving-banking/action-fraud-under-attack-after-newspaper-report/

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