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  • 12 Aug 2018 9:10 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Download this guide aimed at providing an awareness of bank mandate fraud, reinforcing this through real life case studies and practical advice on fraud prevention.


    http://www.scotland.police.uk/assets/pdf/keep_safe/bank-mandate-fraud?view=Standard

  • 12 Aug 2018 9:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A team of East London-based fraudsters who set up a ghost broking operation targeting minicab drivers have collectively been sentenced to 57 months suspended following being convicted of conspiracy to commit fraud.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/broker/3538831/ghost-brokers-in-dock-after-esure-and-police-uncover-racket

  • 12 Aug 2018 9:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Almost five million people had money stolen from their bank or credit card account last year, at a cost of around £840 each


    https://www.independent.co.uk/money/spend-save/card-account-fraud-jumps-40-year-stolen-cybercrime-theft-take-five-a8484521.html

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:43 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A father and son-in law who defrauded an elderly Shropshire man out of more than £14,000 by carrying out shoddy and overpriced work to his home have been jailed.


    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2018/08/04/family-trio-jailed-after-elderly-shropshire-victim-defrauded/

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:42 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police are hunting a gang of fraudsters from the Black Country suspected of being involved in conning elderly and vulnerable people out of £3 million

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2018/07/28/wolverhampton-husband-and-wife-gang-leaders-wanted-for-conning-elderly-out-of-3m/

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:41 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    More than 10 percent of millennials have fallen victim to ticket fraud, according to a recent study by Aventus, an open-source blockchain-based ticketing platform


    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/consider-buying-concert-ticket-stranger-132800285.html


  • 06 Aug 2018 9:40 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    He is the 11th person to be charged with a fraud offence relating to Grenfell.


    http://www.itv.com/news/london/2018-08-03/man-charged-with-grenfell-tower-fraud/


  • 06 Aug 2018 9:40 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Yonatan Eyob of Hurtsway Walk in Notting Hill has pleaded guilty to fraud after claiming £81,000 in money and accommodation and falsely claiming that he lived in Grenfell Tower before the devastating fire.

    https://londonlovesbusiness.com/man-pleads-guilty-to-81000-grenfell-tower-fraud/

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:39 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police are working to find an organised crime gang suspected of defrauding the benefits system by about 4.6 million pounds

    https://www.scotsman.com/regions/glasgow-strathclyde/police-target-4-6m-benefit-fraud-in-glasgow-1-4777104

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