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A man has been sentenced after CCTV caught him purposely banging his knee five times on a paving stone in order to make a fake injury claim. When he’d spotted the camera, he started to hop on one leg in an attempt to authenticate his injury.
Business email compromise (BEC) and phishing scams are two of the most common tactics used by cyber criminals to infiltrate business networks and cause havoc in the form of wire transfer fraud, data encryption, planting ransomware, and even blackmailing or coercing employees to perform unwarranted actions.
The North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner has launched a drive against con artists who target lonely men and women in cruel romance scams.
A former player at one of Scotland’s top-flight clubs has been arrested by police probing football match-fixing claims, we can reveal.
After being exposed as rogue traders on TV, they carried on cheating unsuspecting customers under a new company name
A couple who falsely claimed nearly £48,000 that was meant for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire have been jailed.
A couple who claimed to be living in the flat of a deceased Grenfell Tower resident at the time of the fire have been convicted of fraud.
A Deeside builder who admitted fraudulent trading has been jailed for 21 months following a trial at Caernarfon Crown Court.
There has been a sharp rise in loyalty card fraud, with both companies and consumers missing out on the benefits they were designed to deliver. Assad Umar, consultant at Consult Hyperion explores the history and where these schemes are going in the future.
Almost a decade after a wave of pension liberation tax schemes hit the UK retirement sector, fraudulent activity is still having a detrimental impact on savers – costing schemes £6bn every year, according to the latest analysis.
Midlands Fraud Forum Ltd. Reg.No: 06436330 Copyright © March 2014