Research, Survey and Statistics

  • 27 Jun 2023 12:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The cost of living crisis has seen insurance fraud soar by 61% as people feel the squeeze, new figures suggest.

    The City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) said its figures, which cover March 2022 to April this year, suggest a rise in 'opportunistic fraud' rather than professional fraudsters.

  • 07 Jun 2023 11:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator) have released their first Business Fraud report, which uncovers that in the past year the average losses for UK organisations to fraudsters was more than £2.1 billion.

  • 14 May 2023 12:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    UK Finance’s latest Annual Fraud Report exposes £1.2billion stolen via financial fraud in 2022. While efforts to prevent scams have led to a decline, industry leaders stress the need for continued vigilance and collaborative action.

  • 14 May 2023 11:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The UK has much further to go in its campaign against fraud as the latest figures show that over £1.2bn was stolen in 2022.

  • 20 Apr 2023 12:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Reported employee fraud in the West Midlands hit almost £7.8 million in 2022.

    New figures suggest the West Midlands is a hotbed of employee fraud.

    Business advisors RSM used a Freedom of Interest request to get figures for white collar crime committed by UK workers.

  • 14 Apr 2023 4:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    According to data presented by Atlas VPN, United Kingdom residents lost a shocking £3.9 billion to fraudsters in the last 12 months, which averages out to about £10.7 million per day. During this period, there were 345,228 reported fraud cases.

  • 14 Apr 2023 4:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In what will not be viewed as the most welcome of statistics, the total value of UK fraud appears to have risen to its pre-pandemic level.

  • 20 Mar 2023 10:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Financial institutions and consumers need to be vigilant as the latest report from NICE Actimize reveals that attempted fraud transactions increased by a whopping 92 per cent in 2022 compared to the previous year.

  • 06 Mar 2023 9:40 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Over the past 12 months, the total number of fraud reports made to Action Fraud, Cifas, and UK Finance rose by 6.49%, resulting in an increase in loss of £20 million.

  • 06 Mar 2023 9:29 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In past four years, those aged 65 and over have lost £1.7 billion to scammers

    Elderly fraud has jumped from 36,105 cases in 2019 to 57,430 cases in 2022

    Losses reached a new high last year with pensioners losing nearly £460 million

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