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27
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8:30 am Payment Card Security @ Watson Burton
Payment Card Security @ Watson Burton
Nov 27 @ 8:30 am – 12:15 pm
Payment Card Security Masterclass Masterclass Theme A failure to comply with the PCI DSS may lead to a compromise situation with cardholder data being inadvertently or intentionally placed in unauthorised hands and potentially subject to fraud.[...]

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NEFF 2014 /15 Membership

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 2013 / 2014 membership starts on 1st April 2013 and ends 31st March 2014.

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

Revealed: The top ten online scams – and how one victim lost his money to fraudsters who conned all his Facebook friends too…

The ten biggest online scams lost victims across the country £670million over the last year – and this figure is likely to be far higher due to unreported cases, National Fraud Intelligence Bureau data reveals. The case of a victim known only as Chris, who had thousands stolen by fraudsters who simply rang his bank […]

Small firms warned of surge in invoice fraud – with one Norfolk-based manufacturer scammed out of £350k

Small businesses have been warned to stay vigilant after a surge in invoice fraud in which conmen try to dupe firms into handing over hundreds of thousands of pounds. Financial Fraud Action UK has reported a rise in the scam with hundreds falling victim in the last year. The fraudsters send in fake requests for […]

‘We lost £1,000 on a fake holiday booking': From holiday villas to cut price cars – the tempting internet bargains that simply don’t exist

Between £8million and £20million a year is lost to so-called clone websites Laura Parks lost out on £1,000 when she and her husband arrived at a lodge near Loch Ness and learned their booking didn’t exist Read more: http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/holidays/article-2792934/we-lost-1-000-fake-holiday-booking-tempting-internet-bargains-simply-don-t-exist.html#ixzz3GIXtgGyn Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook  

Every two minutes someone in Britain loses their savings to a new breed of conman… Are you the next victim?

Every two minutes of every day, someone in the UK is ripped off by a fraudster or loses money to an online crime. Households are falling prey to investment conmen, cold callers who petrify their victims into thinking they’ve been robbed, fake websites, pension crooks and online bandits who dupe people into giving away their […]

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