• 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

Fraud Warning – New Lottery Fraud

A new lottery fraud is being promoted by email – the perpetrators are attempting to take advantage of this years World Cup in Brazil to give the fraud a look of authenticity.  They are attempting to obtain personal details from the unsuspecting to use their stolen identities for the following: •open bank accounts •obtain credit cards, loans and […]

Fraudsters’ five most wanted items

Over 221,000 people fell victim to fraud last year, according to new figures from the CIFAS National Fraud Database. While this marks an 11 per cent reduction on the remarkable levels witnessed the previous year, a closer look at the figures ‘completely dispels the idea that the tide has turned in the fight against fraud’, […]

The dangerous new scam you need to know about: Conmen target bank customers calling from a phone number that mimics that of their bank

Conmen are targeting bank customers with a terrifying telephone scam only previously seen in the U.S. This latest deception is known as ‘number spoofing’ because crooks call customers using a phone number which mimics that of their bank.They do this using a device which can copy any number — even if the one they are […]

Britain’s most wanted fraudsters: The faces of our men suspected of operating ‘boiler-room’ fraud from Spain

Four men are wanted for scams against the British public from Spain Graham Hawrysh, 37, and Robert Douglas Lynch, 53 are suspected.  Jeffrey Gordon, 54, has links to Romania as well as Ireland and Colombia.  Tunch Kashif, 48, is said to have engaged in various investment frauds Boiler Room fraud happens when investors are sold […]