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  • 22 Jun 2020 11:12 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Digital transformation has for years seemed like nothing but a buzzword. More recently, however, it has begun yielding the hoped-for results as banks, retailers and other businesses supplement traditional customer service channels with digital services.

    https://www.techradar.com/news/foiling-fraud-with-machine-learning


  • 22 Jun 2020 11:11 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    FW discusses fraud risk and enforcement in the UK with Alma Angotti at Guidehouse and John Hartley at Shoosmiths LLP.

    https://www.financierworldwide.com/qa-fraud-risk-and-enforcement-in-the-uk#.XvCDn7jPyUl


  • 22 Jun 2020 10:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    At the best of times, managing an investigation related to fraud and financial crime, sanctions or other regulatory issues is a complicated undertaking. Typically, such exercises are conducted under high levels of scrutiny, within short time frames, and with challenges regarding access to information.

    https://www.financierworldwide.com/fraud-investigations-in-a-technologically-connected-but-physically-distant-world#.XvB_87jPyUl


  • 22 Jun 2020 10:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    FW discusses the fraud risk management lessons to be learned in the COVID-19 era with John Hanson at BDO and Ben Kaye-Smith at Novartis.

    https://www.financierworldwide.com/qa-fraud-risk-management-lessons-learned-in-the-covid-19-era#.XvB-EbjPyUl


  • 15 Jun 2020 12:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Dutch FinTech is already playing a key part in delivering Covid-19 payments from HMRC at scale

    https://thefintechtimes.com/surepay-successfully-launches-confirmation-of-payee-in-the-uk/


  • 14 Jun 2020 7:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Earlier than predicted, cases are already beginning to emerge of fraudulent applications for loans under emergency lending schemes for businesses introduced by the government to help companies manage the economic effects of COVID-19: the Business Bounceback Loan Scheme (BBLS) and Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

    https://www.addleshawgoddard.com/en/insights/insights-briefings/2020/litigation/clamping-down-fraud-concerns/


  • 08 Jun 2020 12:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    When Dame Helen Mirren revealed she had been the victim of a “humiliating” scam on the press junket for her latest movie (in which, coincidentally, she also plays the victim of a hoax), it highlighted how everyone needs to be on their guard against fraudsters. Even members of the royal family are not immune, as was illustrated when Prince Charles was dragged into a major counterfeit art scandal. But what motives scammers, other than greed? I believe the answer can be gleaned by investigating why humans lie in the first place.

    https://www.business-reporter.co.uk/2020/06/02/inside-the-mind-of-the-online-scammer/#gsc.tab=0


  • 08 Jun 2020 12:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    From teenagers upwards, everyone is at risk from fraud – what danger signs should younger people be looking for?

    https://www.aviva.co.uk/aviva-edit/your-money-articles/fraud-targeting/#.XtwaJWY5Og8.twitter

  • 08 Jun 2020 11:11 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    At a time when businesses’ reputations as employers are particularly vulnerable, how they deal with complaints and handle internal investigations could be key to future recovery and success, argue Polly Sprenger, Erin Shoesmith and Sarah Thomas

    https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/companies-face-welter-of-fraud-and-safety-whistleblowing/#.XtvEr9IpmbM.twitter

  • 08 Jun 2020 10:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The government has received almost 1,900 reports of fraudulent use of its furlough scheme, according to new figures from HMRC.

    https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/almost-1900-reports-of-furlough-fraud-to-hmrc/#.XtusfrC1a64.twitter


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