• The North East Fraud Forum

    Bringing Public & Private Sectors Together

Forthcoming Events

Tue 17

#Cyberfest 2019

September 1 @ 12:00 am - September 30 @ 11:59 pm
Oct 08

NEFF Masterclass – Understanding the Threats

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Nov 07

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

November 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne
Nov 21

Application of AI within Fraud: Detection, Protection and Prosecution

November 21 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

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

Fraudsters Targeting Social Media Influencers

Fraudsters Targeting Social Media Influencers Be Aware The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has received intelligence to suggest that fraudsters are contacting social media influencers, based in the UK and abroad, offering them the opportunity to market a bogus product, service or investment opportunity. Fraudsters will present professional and credible pitches to the social media influencers […]

How crime gangs are carving up £11bn market in forged food: Scots investigators bust €200m global tuna scam

Scots investigators have helped bust a €200 million scam when tuna fish caught for canning were treated with chemicals before being sold as fresh. The Food Crime and Incidents Unit at Food Standards Scotland played a leading role in a European-wide probe into the operation as experts warn of a worldwide explosion in food fraud […]

Active Cyber Defence (ACD) – The Second Year Report

The Active Cyber Defence (ACD) programme seeks to reduce the harm from commodity cyber attacks against the UK. The new report (PDF), written by the NCSC’s Technical Director Ian Levy, presents an honest analysis of the outcomes achieved in the ACD’s second year of operation. It covers a range of services from within the ACD programme, […]