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NEFF Membership – 2018 / 19

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NEFF – Membership Renewal 2018/19 and Application
The NEFF is aiming to continue the success of the past years by delivering a service that is complimentary to the needs of our members.

We are actively involved with our regional law enforcement and together with a wide range of national / government bodies we aim to help raise awareness of the latest developments in fraud, financial crime and cybercrime for the benefit of our members in the Region.

The NEFF will continue to deliver a range of unique and varied events over the next membership year, and will as usual, attempt to tailor them to the needs of our members. To support us in achieving that goal, we are very interested in understanding the problems that are affecting you and your business in the Region and would like to hear from you regarding ideas for these events.

Our new website is much more interactive than the old one, and we would like to offer members the opportunity to promote their business, events etc. on our site   – by contacting John Heslop at the following email [email protected]

Please note this facility will only be available to the 2018 / 19 members who take out  a Corporate membership or above.  

2018/19 Membership

Our new membership year starts 1st April 2018 and will run until 31st March 2019; we have maintained the same membership packages and costs for the forthcoming year:

Individual – £125 + VAT
Individual Premium – £250 + VAT
Corporate – £500 + VAT
Corporate Gold – £1250 + VAT
Title Sponsor – £6000 + VAT

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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

Extortion Scam 29/10/2018

Cyber criminals send victims their own passwords in extortion scam Cyber criminals are attempting to blackmail unsuspecting victims by claiming to have used the victims’ password to install spying malware on the victims’ computer. The criminals claim they’ve recorded videos of the victim watching adult material by activating their webcam when they visit these websites.

Cyber Security: Small Business Guide (Infographic)

A summary of low cost, simple techniques that can improve cyber security within your organisation. This advice has been produced to help small businesses protect themselves from the most common cyber attacks. The 5 topics covered are easy to understand and cost little to implement. Small Business Guide 1.2a Infographic

Victims report losing more than £21 million in one year to Computer Software Service fraud

Action Fraud campaign warns people about Computer Software Service fraud. 22,000 victims reported losing £21 million in 2017/18. Action Fraud figures show that Computer Software Service fraud is in the top five most reported fraud types. Today (24 September 2018), Action Fraud launches a campaign to warn people about the threat of Computer Software Service fraud, […]