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  • 15 Jul 2019 9:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former doctor’s practice manager from York has been jailed for two years after transferring over £596,000 from her employer’s accounts to her own.

    https://www.minsterfm.com/news/local/2912529/york-woman-jailed-for-596000-fraud-against-doctors-practice/#.XSmdTxvr10I.twitter

  • 15 Jul 2019 9:22 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Serious Fraud Office is considering whether to investigate the business affairs of Gavin Woodhouse after referrals by two senior politicians.

    https://www.itv.com/news/2019-07-11/serious-fraud-office-assessing-gavin-woodhouse-businesses/


  • 15 Jul 2019 8:41 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    n the last week we have seen the ICO indicate fines for data breaches under GDPR including British Airways at £183M and Marriott Hotels at £100m. Contrast this with Talk Talk in 2016 who after a large breach were fined £400k under the older Data Protection Legislation. Even this they appealed against, remarkable some would say.

    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/paying-cyber-crime-ethical-gap-chris-greany/

  • 14 Jul 2019 11:55 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A wood-burning stove installer has been prosecuted for a second time after he falsely claimed he was registered with industry body HETAS (Heating Equipment Testing and Approval).

    https://caerphilly.observer/news/978220/stove-installer-prosecuted-for-a-second-time-after-falsely-claiming-he-was-registered-with-industry-body-hetas/

  • 01 Jul 2019 12:01 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As the name suggests, the GCA Toolkit for Small Business is specifically designed for small and medium businesses to reduce the cyber risks they face on a daily basis.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/blog/global-cyber-alliance-toolkit-for-small-business


  • 01 Jul 2019 11:56 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Sushovan Hussain, the former finance chief at UK software company Autonomy, has been granted bail pending appeal of his conviction for wire fraud

    https://economia.icaew.com/news/june-2019/autonomy-cfo-granted-bail-to-appeal-conviction#.XRe8SS4_vPs.twitter


  • 01 Jul 2019 10:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Autonomy founder Mike Lynch claimed Hewlett-Packard had ‘destroyed one of the most successful and promising software companies of its time

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2019/06/26/businessman-in-38bn-fraud-case-accuses-tech-giant-of-scapegoating/

  • 01 Jul 2019 10:25 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two members of a “callous” puppy farming gang have been jailed for selling dogs they fraudulently claimed were bred in a family environment, when they were actually “sickly and diseased”, with some dying within days of being sold.

    https://www.itv.com/news/2019-06-25/members-of-callous-puppy-farming-gang-jailed/


  • 01 Jul 2019 9:43 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Takeaway apps Deliveroo and Just Eat have said they are working to combat fraud, after customers reported their accounts had been used to buy food they did not order.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48719098


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