Counter-fraud

  • 25 Nov 2023 1:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Advisers can play a role in helping clients avoid becoming a victim of financial crime by educating them on the signs.

    Martin Rehak, founder and CEO of financial crime fighting startup, Resistant AI, said alongside banks strengthening their systems, advisers can warn their clients to spot the signs.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/investments/2023/11/20/advisers-can-educate-clients-on-financial-fraud-says-start-up-boss/

  • 18 Nov 2023 1:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In International Fraud Awareness Week, ICAEW Economic Crime Manager Mike Miller outlines the current fraud landscape in the UK and the importance of remembering to have a robust framework in place to prevent fraud.

    https://www.icaew.com/insights/viewpoints-on-the-news/2023/nov-2023/reinforcing-the-prevention-and-detection-of-fraud

  • 18 Nov 2023 12:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Whistleblower reports to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have hit their highest level in five years as lawyers suggest the rise can be linked to a broadening sense of “public outrage”.

    According to a freedom of information request to HMRC by City firm RPC, fraud reports have surged by 47 per cent in the past year, jumping from 106,920 in 2021/22 to 157,270 in 2022/23. Overall, this year’s figure is the highest number reported in the FOI, which dates back to 2018.

    https://www.cityam.com/hmrc-whistleblower-reports-hit-five-year-high/


  • 11 Nov 2023 12:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Next week marks International Fraud Awareness Week – so let’s talk about how we are tackling it, writes Chris Hayward.

    Fraud and cyber-crime can affect anyone – any family, any business, and any organisation.

    https://www.citymatters.london/international-fraud-awareness-week/


  • 03 Nov 2023 1:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The fifth Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs) event, sponsored by Altia, took place at Novotel London West on 1 November 2023.

    More than three hundred financial crime professionals gathered to celebrate the very best from across the sector with dinner and a presentation event hosted by former Commissioner of the City of London Police, Ian Dyson QPM DL.

    https://thetecas.com/2023/11/01/winners-of-2023-tackling-economic-crime-awards-announced/


  • 03 Nov 2023 1:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fraud now accounts for more than 40% of all crime in the United Kingdom. Here we explore what’s behind this proliferation of fraud in England and Wales and what anti-fraud experts say the government must do to crush it.

    https://www.fraud-magazine.com/cover-article.aspx?id=4295022048

  • 03 Nov 2023 1:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    UK Finance today releases its half-year fraud report, detailing the amount its members reported as stolen through fraud and scams in the first half of 2023.

    https://www.ukfinance.org.uk/news-and-insight/press-release/criminals-steal-over-half-billion-pounds-and-nearly-80-cent-app

  • 28 Oct 2023 12:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fraudsters stole £580million through unauthorised and authorised fraud in the first half of 2023, a two per cent decrease compared to the first half of 2022. As fraudsters continue to prosper, what preventative actions can financial institutions really take?

    https://thefintechtimes.com/industry-calls-for-collaboration-to-tackle-uk-fraud/

  • 28 Oct 2023 12:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Watch this webinar predicting what financial crime challenges will emerge in 2024 and how financial institutions can tackle them.

    • What financial crime trends were observed in 2023?
    • What is the fraud outlook for 2024?
    • How might the legislative regulatory landscape impact financial crime fighting?
    • What other tactics can financial institutions use to tackle their financial crime challenges?

    https://www.finextra.com/eventarticle/2779/scams-the-2024-fraud-outlook

  • 28 Oct 2023 12:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    According to UK Finance, fraudsters stole £580 million in the first half of this year. And that figure could reach a billion pounds by the end of the year.

    https://www.itv.com/watch/news/the-billion-pound-fraud-problem-what-is-driving-the-issue-in-the-uk/vs5c79n

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