• The North East Fraud Forum

    Bringing Public & Private Sectors Together

Forthcoming Events

Wed 31

Charity Fraud Seminar

January 31, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Middlesbrough Tees Valley United Kingdom

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

Employment Fraud Alert – 13/11/2017

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has identified a number of reports where job seekers are being targeted by fraudsters trying to obtain personal and banking details from them, or requesting money to secure accommodation. Individuals registering with job seeking websites or searching for jobs on The Student Room website are being contacted by bogus […]

NERCCU Cyber Protect – Cyber Gremlins Information Videos

  Cyber criminals are after your money, your data and your intellectual property. Find out more at https://www.cyberaware.gov.uk/cyberes… This series of videos is an introduction into cyber security in the workplace. It offers advice and guidance to protect yourself and make your business more secure online. Episode 01 – https://youtu.be/6oet0A6s5LY Episode 02 – https://youtu.be/SN83eJ9cNBU Episode 03 – https://youtu.be/xn9cU0522GI […]

Modelling Jobs Advanced Fee Fraud Alert – 21/10/2017

The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Action Fraud have recently noticed that Fraudsters have been setting up fake adverts on social media (including Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp) and job browsing websites to dupe people into believing they are recruiting for prospective models. Once victims show interest in the job, the fraudsters contact potential victims […]

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 […]

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