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  • 18 Feb 2019 11:27 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    New research finds many parents have insured their child’s car in their own name – known as ‘fronting’ – to save money

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/motors/2019/02/11/one-in-10-young-driver-insurance-policies-have-parents-name-as-main-motorist/


  • 18 Feb 2019 11:19 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Financial analysts Experian have released their annual “Global Identity & Fraud Report”. As well as highlighting concerns, the report indicates that consumers are willing to share more data with companies if this means enhanced security.

    http://www.digitaljournal.com/tech-and-science/technology/new-report-into-the-extent-of-identity-fraud/article/543395#.XGnaKAOq2KE.twitter

  • 18 Feb 2019 11:05 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    On Monday (11 February 2019), a ghost broker was sentenced for setting up fake companies and stealing the details of real companies to buy 10 fraudulent fleet insurance policies. The policies covered approximately 70 different vehicles, some of which had been involved in criminal activity.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1196/ghost_broker_jailed_for_providing_fake_car_insura

  • 18 Feb 2019 11:02 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A woman has been sentenced to five years and eight months in prison after defrauding an elderly man with Alzheimer’s out of nearly £120,000.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1187/woman_who_posed_as_a_trusted_friend_stole__120_00


  • 18 Feb 2019 11:01 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Action Fraud, the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre, is warning half term holiday makers to avoid fraudulent flight ticket sellers as they use new tactics.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert/dont-let-flight-ticket-fraudsters-take-off-with-your-cash

  • 18 Feb 2019 10:58 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In two separate cases, both had been charged with claiming the reduction while failing to disclose excess capital in undeclared bank accounts.

    https://www.cumbriacrack.com/2019/02/15/two-sentenced-after-admitting-council-tax-reduction-fraud/

  • 18 Feb 2019 10:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Victims who have searched for flights online are being cold called by fraudsters purporting to be travel companies, Action Fraud said.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2019/02/14/criminals-target-holidaymakers-with-fake-offers-of-cheap-flights/

  • 18 Feb 2019 10:35 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Islanders are being reminded to remain vigilant when looking for love online this Valentine’s Day. Romance fraud is when someone creates a fake identity with the intention of entering into a relationship to steal funds or personal information from the victim.

    https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2019-02-14/islanders-are-being-warned-about-romance-fraud-this-valentines-day/

  • 18 Feb 2019 10:23 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Join Finextra, OneSpan and industry experts for our webinar on 12 March 2019 at 15:00 UK time as we discuss the four key components of protection against account takeover fraud.

    https://www.finextra.com/resources/feature.aspx?featureid=2366


  • 18 Feb 2019 10:14 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Ireland will remain the “fraud tourism” capital of Europe because there are no “credible repercussions” for those caught making fraudulent injury claims, defence litigation solicitor Sarah Dick has claimed.

    https://www.irishlegal.com/article/blm-warns-that-ireland-will-remain-fraud-tourism-capital-of-europe-without-government-action


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