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  • 22 Apr 2019 6:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    TSB will tomorrow announce a fraud refund guarantee that means the bank’s 5.2m customers will be covered if they are an innocent victim of fraud.

    http://www.cityam.com/276242/tsb-launches-fraud-guarantee-customers-after-last-years


  • 08 Apr 2019 7:17 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A woman has been convicted of fraud in what is believed to be the first private prosecution in the UK by an insurance company against a so-called “slip-and-trip” fraudster.

    https://www.scottishlegal.com/article/england-woman-convicted-for-slip-and-trip-fraud-in-first-of-its-kind-private-prosecution

  • 08 Apr 2019 7:16 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Companies should be prepared to keep hold of evidence of fraud and corruption in their ranks if they want to co-operate with the authorities, the boss of the UK fraud office has said.

    http://www.cityam.com/275716/fraud-squad-boss-favour-firms-keep-hold-incriminating


  • 08 Apr 2019 7:01 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Sussex Police project which supports the vulnerable victims of fraud has been praised by a new national report.

    https://www.spiritfm.net/news/sussex-news/2842223/sussex-police-praised-for-work-protecting-vulnerable-fraud-victims/#.XKaQOastQx4.twitter

  • 31 Mar 2019 10:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK’s top fraud prosecutor has thrown her weight behind American-style corporate plea bargains amid criticism that they can allow companies to admit wrongdoing without leading to successful prosecutions of individuals.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-britain-sfo/uks-top-fraud-prosecutor-backs-u-s-style-plea-bargaining-deals-idUKKCN1RA28H

  • 31 Mar 2019 9:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The SFO has secured the forfeiture of over £1.5 million from convicted fraudster Nisar Afzal, 61, of Birmingham.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2019/03/15/sfo-nets-1-52m-from-convicted-birmingham-fraudster/

  • 24 Mar 2019 9:31 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The SFO has secured the forfeiture of over £1.5 million from convicted fraudster Nisar Afzal, 61, of Birmingham.

    https://sfo.gov.uk/2019/03/15/sfo-nets-1-52m-from-convicted-birmingham-fraudster/


  • 18 Mar 2019 12:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Plans to require judges and magistrates to consider additional contextual information when weighing up aggravating and mitigating factors during the sentencing process for particular offences have been published for consultation by the Sentencing Council.

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2019/March/sentencing-council-to-include-expanded-explanations-in-guidelines/?utm_source=Emerge&utm_medium=Email&utm_content=1e18aac7-f8a7-4f80-9a2d-765ce734e982

  • 17 Mar 2019 11:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Use of iris scanning and facial recognition software is part of a wider crackdown on drug trafficking in UK jails

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252459004/Ministry-of-Justice-concludes-prison-biometrics-pilots


  • 10 Mar 2019 8:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As part of a special focus on Brexit: The deal and no-deal implications for finance and sanctions.

    https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/features/rethinking-our-sanctions-regime/5069452.article#.XH_G8E2YT5g.twitter

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