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NEFF Membership – 2016/17

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 2016 / 2017 membership starts on 1st April 2016 and ends 31st March 2017.

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

Annual Fraud Indicator 2016

The annual cost of fraud in the UK could be as high as £193bn per year according to a new report issued today. This dwarfs previous estimates produced by the UK Government which put the figure at around £50bn in 2013. The Annual Fraud Indicator 2016 has been overseen by the UK Fraud Costs Measurement […]

Mandate & CEO Fraud

Mandate fraud occurs when criminals trick you into changing payment details (standing orders, direct debits etc), in order to divert payments intended for a legitimate organisation or person, to accounts controlled by the fraudster. This type of fraud usually involves criminals impersonating individuals from legitimate organisations you make payments to, for example a  representative from […]

Financial fraud: who should be held responsible?

Britain’s most senior police officer has come under fire after suggesting consumers should not be refunded by banks if they fail to protect themselves from cybercrime. The comments by Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Metropolitan police commissioner, come a week after official figures revealed a huge rise in the amount of money lost to financial fraud. […]

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