Fraud

15 June 2018

Serious and organised crime threats to the UK: 2018 and beyond

Last month the National Crime Agency (‘NCA’) published its annual strategic assessment of Serious and Organised Crime (‘SOC’) in the UK. The data has come from a variety of law enforcement agencies and other sources including the National Cyber Security Centre (‘NCSC’).

Maeve Keenan

15 May 2018

Insider fraud in charities: prevention is better than cure

The Charity Commission for England and Wales has published a report outlining its findings into how insider fraud, namely fraud committed by a trustee, staff member or volunteer, is affecting charities. 

Katherine Pymont

2 February 2018

A recent court ruling on the forfeiture rule

The High Court recently exercised its discretion pursuant to Section 2 of the Forfeiture Act 1982 (“FA 1982”) in the case of Macmillan Cancer Support v Hayes and Long [2017] EWHC 3110

Katherine Pymont

6 December 2017

PAC report confirms fraud is most prevalent crime in England and Wales

The Public Accounts Committee published its report on the growing threat of online fraud, after considering evidence from organisations such as Age UK, Lloyds Banking Group, and the British Retail Consortium. It made for depressing reading with the cost of the crime for individuals estimated at £10 billion, and around 2 million cyber-related fraud incidents last year alone. That number is thought to be growing rapidly. 

Anna Metadjer

17 November 2017

Fraud in your business: Would you know what to do?

It's Fraud Awareness Week. How much do you know about protecting your business from fraud? Hannah Fitzwilliam writes.

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