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Fighting Fraud in the 2020s

Payment fraud prevention is an increasingly complicated and constantly evolving business. Issuers and merchants everywhere are being challenged by a growing variety of payment methods, which are fuelling the rise of ever-more sophisticated card fraud techniques, observes Sune...
Posted On 07 Jan 2020
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FICO Fraud Map shows UK card fraud losses hit record £671 million in 2018

Analytics software firm FICO has released its annual interactive European Fraud Map, which shows that the UK’s card fraud losses hit a record £671 million in 2018. The data from Euromonitor International and UK Finance compares these losses against previous years and 18 other...
Posted On 05 Dec 2019
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Banking industry halts £4.5 million of fraud per day in first half of 2019

The finance industry prevented £820 million of unauthorised fraud in the first half of 2019, which is up 14% on the previous year. That’s according to the latest figures from UK Finance. This is equivalent to £2 in every £3 of attempted unauthorised fraud being stopped, o...
Posted On 26 Sep 2019
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Fraud continues ‘inexorable’ rise in UK plc as new annual figures show 6% increase

Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, has painted an alarming picture of fraud in the UK with the release of Fraudscape, the annual publication of the organisation’s data that identifies and analyses the country’s fraud trends based on 323,660 cases of fraudulent...
Posted On 23 Jun 2019
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“Criminals steal £500 million through fraud and scams in first half of 2018” reports UK Finance

New data from UK Finance shows that a total of £503.4 million was stolen by criminals through authorised and unauthorised fraud in the first six months of 2018. During the same period, the finance industry prevented £705.7 million of unauthorised fraud. That’s equivalent to...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018
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Latest industry data from UK Finance highlights 8% year-on-year fall in financial fraud

Financial fraud losses of £366.4 million in the first half of 2017 were 8% lower year-on-year, figures from UK Finance have revealed. The data, which covers payment cards, remote banking and cheques, also highlights that the industry prevented over £750 million of fraud during...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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FICO-Euromonitor International study shows UK card fraud losses totalling £618 million

Analytic software firm FICO has released an interactive map of European card fraud which shows that card fraud losses for 19 European countries hit approximately €1.8 billion in 2016, representing a new high. The UK witnessed the highest losses at £618 million (representing a 9%...
Posted On 29 Jun 2017
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Crimestoppers and LINK renew crime-fighting partnership for ninth year in succession

Alongside LINK, the UK’s cash machine network, Crimestoppers has reaffirmed its commitment to combating physical attacks on ATMs and card fraud by renewing the two organisations’ dedicated crime-fighting partnership for a ninth straight year. The partnership began back in...
Posted On 23 Nov 2016
The latest the Crime Survey for England and Wales published by the ONS covers the year to September 2014
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Criminality in England and Wales now at “lowest level since 1981” states Office for National Statistics

The latest Crime Survey for England and Wales issued by the Office for National Statistics for the year ending September 2014 shows that, for the offences covered, there were an estimated seven million incidents of criminality perpetrated against households and resident adults...
Posted On 22 Jan 2015