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Forthcoming Events

8:00 am MASTERCLASS – “Internal Investig... @ Gateshead Council, Council Chambers
MASTERCLASS – “Internal Investig... @ Gateshead Council, Council Chambers
Jan 14 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
MASTERCLASS – “Internal Investigations” In Conjunction with CIPFA [NE] Masterclass Synopsis The biggest risk facing organisations often comes from their own staff, whether it is procurement corruption or data theft. The urgency to stop the[...]
8:00 am MASTERCLASS – “Personal Ethics a... @ The Great Hall, Sutherland Building (31)
MASTERCLASS – “Personal Ethics a... @ The Great Hall, Sutherland Building (31)
Mar 2 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Personal Ethics and Fraud Prevention in conjunction with the North East Initiative on Business Ethics [NIBE] and Newcastle Business School (https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/media/738539/citycampus_map.pdf.) Masterclass Synopsis The Fraud Triangle places the likelihood of internal fraud within a matrix[...]

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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

The implications of economic cybercrime for policing

The introduction of sophisticated technology has brought about a step-change in the way economic crime is committed – enabling frauds to be perpetrated at scale, at great speed, and at a distance, with no physical contact necessary between criminal and victim. It can be much harder to identify the individuals initiating crime, and often the […]

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 […]

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