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  • 06 Oct 2019 7:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cleveland's police and crime commissioner has announced he will not be seeking re-election in May 2020.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-49881928


  • 06 Oct 2019 7:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    HMICFRS has today published our findings for the second group of 14 forces inspected in the PEEL 2018/19 assessment, and Cleveland Police, which we inspected in the third group. The first 14 forces findings were published in May 2019. In early 2020, we will publish the findings from inspections in the remaining 14 forces in England and Wales.

    https://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmicfrs/news/news-feed/peel-2018-19-group-2-force-press-releases/


  • 06 Oct 2019 7:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Home Secretary Priti Patel has been advised by one of the UK’s most senior police officers that the Government needs to attract twice the number of recruits to get the forces back to 2009 levels.

    http://www.lpportal.eu/content/editorial/articles/law-inforcment/police-need-double-number-recruits/

  • 23 Sep 2019 9:29 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Christopher Woodhead’s decade and a half on the run has ended, following an enforcement hearing at Leeds Magistrates’ Court today.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2019/09/18/serial-phoenix-fraudster-jailed-for-over-9-years-after-15-years-on-the-run/

  • 23 Sep 2019 6:57 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK's main reporting body for scams has been branded "a national disgrace" by the West Midlands' police and crime commissioner.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2019/09/19/lamentable-west-midlands-police-chief-slams-national-fraud-helpline/


  • 23 Sep 2019 6:30 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    It is now widely accepted that financial crime is not ‘victimless’, but rather is wrongdoing which has a pervasive detrimental effect on legitimate commerce, and civilised society in general. As a result of this, many jurisdictions have introduced legislation establishing broad anti-financial crime regimes, policed by expert law enforcement agencies often possessing special investigative and prosecutorial powers.

    https://www.penningtonslaw.com/news-publications/latest-news/2019/a-high-level-guide-to-uk-prosecutorial-and-enforcement-agencies#.XX9GNu8zP1k.twitter


  • 23 Sep 2019 6:25 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Lisa Osofsky, Director of the Serious Fraud Office speaking at the Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime 2019

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2019/09/02/cambridge-symposium-2019/

  • 23 Sep 2019 6:23 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Jolan Saunders and Michael Strubel, former company executives at Saunders Electrical Wholesalers Ltd, have this week been ordered to pay confiscation orders totalling £7,393,663.33.


    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2019/09/10/saunders-electrical-fraudsters-ordered-to-pay-over-7million/


  • 08 Sep 2019 8:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraud has been a “Cinderella crime” for too long and must be taken far more seriously by police to stop criminals plundering the wealth of law-abiding citizens, one of the country’s top law enforcers said today.

    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/police-need-to-step-up-and-treat-fraud-seriously-says-top-law-enforcer-a4228016.html


  • 08 Sep 2019 8:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A new initiative by North Yorkshire Police is trying to raise awareness about fraud in the county.   

    'Say Something September' is to highlight the most common types of fraud, and encourage anyone who thinks they may have been a victim to report it to police. 

    https://www.strayfm.com/news/local-news/2945987/north-yorkshire-police-drawing-attention-to-fraud-this-month/#.XW-2ve0lN50.twitter


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