• The North East Fraud Forum

    Bringing Public & Private Sectors Together

Forthcoming Events

Sep 01

#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

CIFAS Report – Fraud continues ‘inexorable’ rise in the UK as new annual figures show 6% increase

Identity fraud reaches record highs, with plastic cards and online retail hardest hit Over 60s and under 21s increasingly targeted age groups, seeing significant increases in victims Just under 190,000 cases of identity fraud reported in 2018 – an unprecedented amount Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, today paints an alarming picture of fraud in […]

How a ransomware attack cost one firm £45m

When malicious hackers disable your business and demand a ransom, should you pay up? Many firms do out of desperation, turning to intermediaries to help broker the deal. But law enforcement says this just makes things worse. Imagine the excitement when hackers gained a foothold in the computer system of Norsk Hydro, a global aluminium […]

HMRC Alert

HMRC Alert What you need to know Action Fraud has experienced an increase in the reporting of malicious calls and voicemails, to members of the public purporting to be from Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Fraudsters are spoofing genuine HMRC telephone numbers to deceive their victims over the phone. The fraudsters state that as […]

Courier Fraud Alert – 04/06/2019

Courier Fraud Alert   Courier Fraud, Bogus Police and Bank OfficialsAlert What you need to know Individuals have been receiving phone calls from people claiming to be a police officer or banking official The suspect will say either: There has been fraudulent activity at the victims’ bank and the staff at the bank are involved, […]