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Forthcoming Events

8:00 am Data Theft Workshop @ Gallowgate Suite
Data Theft Workshop @ Gallowgate Suite
Nov 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Data Theft Workshop Protect Your Data Twenty five years ago it would have been near impossible to walk out of the office door unnoticed with a huge metal filing cabinet full of sensitive and confidential[...]

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Membership of the NEFF is on an annual basis, as member you will be:

  • Kept informed of all conferences, training programmes and specialist forums.
  • Offered special discounted rates for these events (some will be offered free to members).

Please note membership of the NEFF is on an annual basis the 2015 / 2016 membership starts on 1st April 2015 and ends 31st March 2016.

Membership Structure.

There are now 5 categories of membership which gives the structure of the membership greater flexibility:

  • Individual
  • Individual Premium
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Gold
  • Title Sponsor

Read more about Membership options

North East Fraud Forum

The mission of the NEFF is to bring the private and public sectors together to reduce financial crime. This will:

  • Protect the private and public sectors as well as individuals from becoming victims of fraud.
  • Stimulate and encourage growth of the private sector and the proper conduct of public bodies; facilitate working relationships between law enforcement, public bodies, private organisations and the voluntary sector.
  • Promote awareness of fraud amongst members and other organisations
  • Encourage good practice and an anti-fraud culture by developing anti-fraud strategies for its membership.
  • Establish good practice between its members for fraud prevention, investigation and detection.

Fraud News

Fraud alert over new tap and pay bank cards: Thieves use scanners to steal account details – even when contactless card is in your wallet

Contactless bank cards may be exposing millions of customers to the risk of fraud. Tests show that thieves armed with scanners can capture the numbers and expiry dates on the cards and use them for online purchases. Touted as a boon for shoppers making small transactions, the ‘tap and pay’ cards do not need a […]

‘I lost £160,000 to a lonely hearts fraudster':

Susan Tollefsen was 57 when she had her daughter Freya in 2008 after IVF Duped into an investment she thought would provide for her child’s future Sting has left her virtually destitute – and she still owes £32,000 to friends Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3142638/I-lost-160-000-lonely-hearts-fraudster-Britain-s-oldest-time-mother-57-gave-cash-man-met-online-thinking-invested-daughter-s-future.html#ixzz3eQvL06I1

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