Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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Fraud “not prioritised by the police” finds joint Perpetuity Research-Police Foundation study

New research conducted by Perpetuity Research and The Police Foundation has found that the police response to victims of fraud is “inadequate”. Despite fraud comprising up to 31% of all crime, and more than one third of victims reporting that the impact on them from...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Contact Centres: Adapting Security Methods to Fight Fraud

From banks and insurance providers through to utility companies and major retailers, many of today’s organisations operate Contact Centres (or, at the very least, outsource their customer service to one), writes Ben Taylor. Brands and businesses are placing a heavy emphasis...
Posted On 25 Jun 2018
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Rise in facility takeovers reveals need for better fraud education as fraudsters target customers and staff

Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, has released a new report detailing the fraud trends from over 325,000 cases recorded in 2016. The data from 387 organisations (including many major UK brands) is one of the most comprehensive pictures of fraud and fraudulent attempts...
Posted On 16 May 2017
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Pindrop Report: “Fraudsters remaining one step ahead of consumers on ID theft”

According to a new report issued by fraud protection and authentication company Pindrop, 87% of consumers are aware of the threat of phone fraud, but nevertheless are failing to take the most basic steps needed to protect both their identity and their finances from increasingly...
Posted On 07 Sep 2016
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UK financial institutions reported to be losing an average £20 million per annum in Call Centres

Financial institutions in the UK are losing more than £20 million each year to fraudsters targeting Call Centres. According to a new report produced by fraud protection and authentication company Pindrop, the UK suffered double the rate of attacks than occurred in the US last...
Posted On 18 May 2016