• The North East Fraud Forum

    Bringing Public & Private Sectors Together

Forthcoming Events

Fri 24

Dynamo North East, External Questionnaire

March 6 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 5:00 pm
Jun 26

Cyber Crime – Understanding the threats and how to protect yourself

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Sep 01

#Cyberfest 2019

September 1 @ 12:00 am - September 30 @ 11:59 pm
Nov 07

North East Fraud Forum 2019 Annual Conference – “Who’s dealing with Fraud?”

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne

NEFF Membership – 2019 / 20

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NEFF – Membership Renewal 2019/20 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 2019 / 20 members who take out  a Corporate membership or above.  

2019/20 Membership

Our new membership year starts 1st April 2019 and will run until 31st March 2020; 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

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

And the industry sector most vulnerable to cyber attacks goes to… (drum-roll, please!)… Finance

After a short hiatus, finance has returned as the most attacked industry sector in the EMEA, mainly thanks to web application attacks, says research According to the NTT Security‘s 2019 Global Threat Intelligence Report, the finance industry in EMEA accounted for 30% of all attacks – compared to 17% globally, reinforcing its vulnerability to cybercrime. As such, […]

Tens of thousands of fraud victims are being failed by police as officers routinely drop probes because the crime ‘doesn’t bang, bleed or shout’

Fraud victims are being betrayed by police who fail to investigate tens of thousands of swindlers. Officers routinely drop probes into bank scams, which cost the UK £190billion a year, because the crime does not ‘bang, bleed or shout’, a damning report has warned. Incredibly, one force dropped 96 per cent of cases it received from […]

Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs)

Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs) launched Today (5th March 2019) saw the launch of the Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs). Economic Crime has a significant impact on the UK economy; with an estimated 3.24 million fraud offences taking place year ending March 2018 (Office of National Statistics 2018).  These new awards serve to reward and […]

Tenancy Deposit Scheme Alert

Tenancy Deposit Scheme Alert Tenancy Deposit Scheme Alert Action Fraud have received several reports where fraudsters are claiming to be landlords of properties offered for rent online. Prior to a viewing the suspect requests that the individuals pay a deposit and sometimes a month’s rent upfront, claiming that this money will be put into the […]