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  • 23 Sep 2019 7:57 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former Camelot employee who is said to have conspired with an alleged conman to fake a multimillion- pound-winning Lottery ticket told friends about the fraud before killing himself, a court heard.


    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2019/09/20/camelot-employee-told-friends-about-lottery-fraud-court-told/


  • 23 Sep 2019 7:34 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As part of its sponsorship of the 2019 Institute of Traffic Accident Investigators [ITAI] Crash Test and Research Day, e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management [e2e] arranged for specific research to be undertaken into low speed, fraudulent, staged accidents.  Analysis from the crash tests has shown how the forensic examination of vehicle damage patterns can be used to identify staged accidents and support insurers in detecting and repudiating fraudulent ‘Crash for Cash’ claims.  Anecdotally, when forensic examiners are instructed on appropriately assessed claims, the instruction to success ratio in terms of identifying fraud is 1:2.  Currently, however, forensic examiners are not typically instructed on low speed crash claims.

    https://www.fleetpoint.org/insurance/vehicle-damage-patterns-act-as-fraud-indicators-in-staged-accidents/


  • 23 Sep 2019 7:29 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    There will, I suspect, be many within the mortgage market who would like to eradicate some of the more dubious practices that can take place.

    https://www.mortgageintroducer.com/combatting-mortgage-fraud/


  • 23 Sep 2019 7:05 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Tenancy fraud totalling an estimated £700,000 has been stopped after a crackdown in Wolverhampton.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2019/09/17/695000-of-tenancy-fraud-stopped-in-wolverhampton/

  • 23 Sep 2019 6:58 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An alleged conman conspired with a Camelot employee to fake his way to a multimillion-pound National Lottery win more than a decade ago, a court has heard.

    https://www.itv.com/news/2019-09-19/man-conspired-with-lottery-employee-to-fake-his-way-to-2-5m-jackpot/


  • 23 Sep 2019 6:33 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A mother of three from Bradford who had £70,000 tucked away in five bank accounts has been sentenced to a community order for benefit fraud.

    https://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/17892826.benefit-fraud-mum-70-000-tucked-away-five-bank-accounts/?ref=twtrec

  • 23 Sep 2019 6:33 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Falsely claiming the Government's single person discount is the third most prevalent type of fraud in the UK, figures show.

    https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/fake-housing-benefit-claims-third-19913651?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

  • 23 Sep 2019 6:21 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Four people have been sentenced at Southwark Crown Court today for their part in the UK’s largest immigration fraud and attempting to cheat HMRC of payroll tax.

    https://www.cps.gov.uk/cps/news/four-sentenced-their-part-uks-largest-ever-visa-fraud

  • 15 Sep 2019 9:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The discovery of an exposed database usually spells disaster for the company affected, with the possibility of large fines, the loss of customer data and reputational damage at stake.

    https://www.verdict.co.uk/groupon-ticket-scam/


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