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Forthcoming Events

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Planned Events

August 7 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm

NEFF Membership – 2017 / 18

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

Latest industry data shows fall in financial fraud

Financial fraud losses of £366.4 million in the first half of 2017 were 8 per cent lower year-on-year, figures from UK Finance show. The data, which covers payment cards, remote banking and cheques, also shows that the industry prevented over £750 million of fraud during the same period, or 67 per cent of attempted fraud. This compares […]

Pet – Fraud Alert – 04/07/2017

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed a rise in the reporting of pets, and in particular puppies and kittens, being advertised for sale via popular online auction websites. The fraudsters will place an advert of the pet for sale, often claiming that the pet is currently held somewhere less […]

CIFAS External-Fraudscape report 2017

By Sandra Peaston  Assistant Director, Insight, Cifas With almost one in every two crimes a fraud or cybercrime* there has never been a more urgent time for organisations to be alert to both the external and internal fraud threat. In this report, for the first time ever, we have brought together frauds recorded by Cifas […]

‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe

A major cyber-attack has struck large multinational companies across Europe, with Ukraine’s government, banks, state power utility and Kiev’s airport and metro system particularly badly affected. The attack on Tuesday caused serious disruption at firms including the advertising giant WPP, French construction materials company Saint-Gobain and Russian steel and oil firms Evraz and Rosneft. The […]

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