• The North East Fraud Forum

    Bringing Public & Private Sectors Together

Forthcoming Events

Jan 31

NEFF Masterclass – Understanding the Threats

January 31, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Gateshead

NEFF Membership – 2018 / 19

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NEFF – Membership Renewal 2018/19 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 2018 / 19 members who take out  a Corporate membership or above.  

2018/19 Membership

Our new membership year starts 1st April 2018 and will run until 31st March 2019; 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

The identity thief’s 10 most desirable items

Theft used to be more straightforward: you could identify your valuables, and keep them locked up. And in the worst case scenario, if someone broke in and stole them, you’d know about it instantly. Identify theft is a whole new ball game. We don’t know what’s valuable to a fraudster; we don’t know how to […]

How to spot an investment scam

Look out for the following signs to avoid becoming a victim of cold call investment scammers. A little bit of common sense and perhaps some research will protect you from most scammers. These are the tell-tale signs to look out for: Full Story >> The Guardian

10 ways to beat CryptoLocker

Protecting your files from CyptoLocker and other malware starts with a few sensible precautions So what are our top tips? Back up your files. If you use an external hard drive, don’t leave it connected to your PC unless you are backing up. Alternatively, pay for an online back-up service – but bear in mind […]