Entries by John Heslop

International Fraud Awareness Week kicks off Nov. 17, 2019 worldwide

NORTH EAST FRAUD FORUM LIMITED – Joins Movement to Shine a Spotlight on Fraud International Fraud Awareness Week kicks off Nov. 17, 2019 worldwide Fraud costs organizations worldwide an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues, according to a study conducted by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). The ACFE’s 2018 Report to the […]

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 […]

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, […]

Don’t let a scammer enjoy your retirement

Scammers are targeting pension pots of all sizes. Make sure you know how to spot the warning signs and how to keep your pension safe. Pension scams can be hard to spot. Scammers can be articulate and financially knowledgeable, with credible websites, testimonials and materials that are hard to distinguish from the real thing. How […]

Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs)

The Tackling Economic Crime Awards which were launched earlier this year – which we are proud to be supporting.  The TECAs are an independent awards scheme which serve to acknowledge and reward those who make a significant contribution in tackling all areas of economic crime such as fraud, money laundering, bribery and corruption. The TECAs […]