‘Operation Broadway’ has been set-up specifically to tackle organised criminality in the financial sector
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Operation Broadway goes public in multi-agency drive to stop investment fraud across the Capital

A London-wide clampdown on suspected investment frauds operating out of some of the Capital’s most iconic buildings in the heart of the UK’s main financial districts has taken place. The City of London Police, City of London Trading Standards and the Metropolitan Police...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
Modern slavery is a complex problem and legislation is only part of the solution
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Landmark Bill designed to end modern slavery receives Royal Assent

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 is the first of its kind in Europe – and one of the first in the world – to specifically address slavery and trafficking in the 21st Century. The new legislation significantly enhances support and protection for victims, gives law...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
Cifas' Fraudscape report is the essential guide to UK fraud trends on an annual basis
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Recorded fraud up 25% and “increasingly organised” suggests latest Cifas Fraudscape study

According to the latest Fraudscape report published by Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, incidents of recorded frauds increased by 25% last year. In total, there were 276,993 frauds recorded in 2014 compared to 221,075 in 2013. The single biggest threat continues to...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
Louis Grever: joining the Board at the Winyard Group
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Former FBI executive assistant director Louis Grever joins Wynyard Group’s Board

Crime-fighting software and services concern Wynyard Group has announced that the former FBI executive assistant director for science and technology, Louis Grever, will join its Board of Directors. An existing member of Wynyard’s high-calibre Advisory Council, US-based Grever’s...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
Securitas has been awarded the contract to provide security at Europe’s busiest ferry port: the Port of Dover
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Securitas awarded security contract to safeguard 13 million annual passengers at the Port of Dover

Securitas has been awarded the contract to provide security at Europe’s busiest ferry port – namely the Port of Dover – and has stated that it’s “passionate” about providing the business with an excellent service on behalf of its many passengers and...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
The MINI Z is “the world’s first” handheld Z Backscatter Imaging System
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Scanna MSC appointed UK Channel Partner of AS&E for the MINI Z backscatter imaging system

Scanna MSC – the British manufacturer of portable and postal x-ray screening systems – has been appointed as an Authorised UK Channel Partner of AS&E for its MINI Z handheld backscatter imaging system. The MINI Z is “the world’s first handheld Z backscatter...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015
Bill Butler: CEO at the Security Industry Authority
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BBC Inside Out on Training: Security Industry Authority issues formal response

Following the BBC’s Inside Out programme broadcast on Monday 23 March, the Security Industry Authority has now issued a formal statement in response to allegations of training fraud and malpractice in the security sector. The Regulator has this to say on the matter:...
Posted On 26 Mar 2015