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.
There are now 5 categories of membership which gives the structure of the membership greater flexibility:
- Individual Premium
- Corporate Gold
- Title Sponsor
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.
Current accounts have become the most targeted financial product by fraudsters for the first time as increasing number of criminals seek to take advantage of a faster bank account switching process. The rise has been driven by a massive increase in identity fraud. In the first quarter of 2015 almost half of all current account […]
Lying about your salary in order to get a bigger mortgage has just become a whole lot more risky. This week saw the launch of a scheme to combat home-loan fraud which will see the taxman getting involved in cases where the bank or building society thinks there is something fishy about the income someone […]
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
More than £23m was lost by telephone scam victims persuaded to transfer money into fraudulent accounts in 2014, according to figures from Financial Fraud Action UK. Full Story: http://www.theguardian.com/money/2015/jun/22/telephone-bank-scams-24m-financial-fraud