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FRAUD-RELATED NEWS

Please see below for some recent news articles on fraud that might be of interest.

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Funded by the European Social Research Council (ESRC), the pilot of ‘Rapid Response’ to fraud and financial crime is a research-informed, co-produced and innovative intervention that produces evidence-based insights that can be used to help businesses protect against fraud and financial crime threats.

The first meeting of the Rapid Response Network is on Wednesday 26th May at 1 pm, with the investigation debrief on Wednesday 9th June at 1 pm. To attend these sessions and be a part of shaping this innovative research and fraud and financial crime prevention activity please email n.harding1@lancaster.ac.uk.


Fraud has reached epidemic levels in the UK and should be seen as a national security issue, says think tank the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). For further informationClick Here


Find out how to recognise when contact from HMRC is genuine, and how to recognise phishing or bogus emails and text messages. Click Here


Foreign Secretary warns hostile cyber actors against using global pandemic for their own malicious ends – Click Here


19 Covid Fraud Risks to look out for – Click Here


The Cross-sector Safety and Security Communications (CSSC) in conjunction with Philip Ingram MBE have entered  into a partnership with a very useful web site “The Covid Telegraph” a site where accumulated facts, articles and advice in relation to Covid-19 can be found

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Action Fraud Warns of Mandate Fraud and Computer Software Fraud

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UK medicines and Medical Devices Regulator investigating fake or unlicensed COVID-19 Medical Products

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Action Fraud Warns of Mandate Fraud and Computer Software Fraud

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Fake Coronavirus Text Messages that appear to be from the government or your bank Moneywise warns public

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Current COVID-19 Fraud Risks  – Some useful tips and advice on how to counter the current fraud risks as a result of COVID-19

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Civil Society News Feb 2020 – Charity loses nearly £1M after ‘sophisticated cyber fraud

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Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services publication on Police Response to Fraud

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