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A shocking report by consumer watchdog Which? has found Warwickshire was the home of retail fraud
Which?’s analysis reveals that instances of reported fraud jumped more than 10 per cent to 264,204 in 2016, with startling differences across the country
Norfolk is a dating scams hotspot, Surrey succumbs to investment fraud and west and mid-Wales suffers cold calling computer cons, according to data from UK cyber-crime centre Action Fraud.
Based on a poll of 400 financial decision makers, the report concludes that concern over internal fraud has also risen - 138 per cent – compared to last year.
The online survey conducted by global consulting firm EY's Fraud Investment and Dispute Services on about 1,700 employees from large companies across Asia-Pacific, said that young working adults of the region are more likely to condone dishonest methods in order to "win and retain business."
“Through Cifas, our members contributed over 325,000 cases of fraud to the national picture, the highest number ever recorded to our databases: the National Fraud Database and the Internal Fraud Database”.
New figures show that the proportion of financial fraud being prevented has fallen.
Latest release of data from the Office for National Statistics includes some potentially worrying signs ahead of an election where crime is almost certainly not going to figure highly in the minds of voters
The survey of 2,000 people across Scotland found Glasgow is one of the areas with the highest number of cases of identity fraud, with 40% of over-55s targeted.
The Home Office has identified fraud committed by organised crime groups (OCGs) as a major threat in the UK; however the nature and extent of the links between the two has been unclear.
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