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  • 14 May 2018 1:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Detectives are investigating after Banking Protocol prevents £48,500 of fraud in North Yorkshire in just over 24 hours.


    https://www.minsterfm.com/news/local/2571981/banking-system-prevents-fraud-in-north-yorkshire/


  • 14 May 2018 1:27 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Young people should be aware of the criminal implications of taking part in “money-mule” schemes.


    https://moneyweek.com/money-mule-scam-targets-students/


  • 07 May 2018 1:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A master hacker who stole customers’ details from as many as 200 firms to sell on the dark web was seized by undercover police in a dramatic operation on board a train.

    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/moment-undercover-cops-pounce-on-500k-bitcoin-hacker-on-board-train-a3829071.html

  • 07 May 2018 1:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Britain’s National Crime Agency is expanding a review into fraud allegations at HBOS, part of Lloyds Banking Group, that have already led to the jailing of six people in a scam that pushed business owners to hire a costly turnaround consultancy.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-lloyds-bank-uk-probe/britains-crime-agency-to-expand-probe-into-hbos-fraud-allegations-idUKKBN1I11Q0

  • 07 May 2018 1:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two Nottingham financial advisers have been arrested by the City of London Police investigating allegations of a major fraud at investment firm Kingsbridge Asset Management.

    https://www.thebusinessdesk.com/eastmidlands/news/2013762-financial-advisers-arrested-conspiracy-defraud-allegations

  • 07 May 2018 1:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters may ask you to receive money into your bank account and transfer it into another account, keeping some of the cash for yourself.

    https://moneymules.co.uk/

  • 07 May 2018 1:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK government has unveiled plans to crack down on a business scheme which it says has been used to launder dirty foreign money.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-43935839

  • 30 Apr 2018 12:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    While financial fraud overall is not growing, payments fraud involving deception crimes, online attacks, and compromised cards is up over 20 per cent

    http://www.cityam.com/284442/debate-digital-payment-rise-but-uk-go-completely-cashless

  • 30 Apr 2018 12:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cifas CEO Mike Haley talks to BBC Moneybox about the growing issue of “money mules”


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09zmvcp


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