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  • 06 Jul 2020 10:57 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    COVID-19 has had a massive impact on the prevalence and types of insurance fraud seen across the sector. Indeed, with so much pressure on the courts during the pandemic, prosecutors are being told to prioritise more serious crimes and insurance fraud cases aren’t making the cut.

    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/news/breaking-news/insurance-fraud-can-often-be-seen-as-a-victimless-crime-226775.aspx#.Xv9hzcZ72ss.twitter


  • 06 Jul 2020 8:14 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    "It just seemed to go on and on, it's just been really upsetting." Gemma Combellack, 30, is talking about her six month fight to reclaim her identity after it was stolen by criminals last year.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53106532


  • 06 Jul 2020 8:10 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two brothers from Croydon, South London have received suspended sentences for a combined total of three years in prison at Inner London Crown Court after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud and being in possession of articles in use for fraud.

    https://www.ukfinance.org.uk/press/press-releases/croydon-based-brothers-sentenced-11k-scam#summary


  • 06 Jul 2020 8:02 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The current travel restrictions imposed due to coronavirus has left thousands of customers sorting out refunds; with travel firms, airlines, and holiday accommodation. This has led to increases in the purchases of caravans and motorhomes as people opt for staycations.

    https://takefive-stopfraud.org.uk/advice/general-advice/holiday-scams/


  • 29 Jun 2020 11:33 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A FRAUDSTER who stole more than £335,000 out of ‘pure greed’ from her employer will give birth behind bars

    https://www.metro.news/mum-to-be-will-give-birth-in-jail-after-335000-fraud/2055220/

  • 29 Jun 2020 10:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    We are urging people to be wary of fraudsters selling fake or non-existent tickets to events.

    https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/ticket-fraud-warning-as-venues-prepare-to-re-open


  • 29 Jun 2020 10:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Consumers are being urged to be on the lookout for holiday scams including fake caravan and motorhome listings, refund offers and travel deals, as criminals take advantage of uncertainty around coronavirus travel restrictions and cancellations to target their victims and commit fraud.

     https://www.actionfraud.police.uk/news/uk-finance-warns-consumers-to-beware-of-coronavirus-holiday-scams


  • 29 Jun 2020 10:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters targeted a wide range of financial products in April, including current and savings accounts, as the UK entered lockdown.

    https://www.smeweb.com/2020/06/26/fraudsters-exploit-lock-down-companies/?cli_action=1593424294.061


  • 22 Jun 2020 12:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police are keen to speak to a man, pictured, who they believe could assist with an investigation.

    https://news.stv.tv/west-central/cctv-appeal-after-high-value-credit-card-fraud?top


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