Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI

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
Mike Haley: CEO at Cifas

Mike Haley selected to become next CEO of Cifas as Simon Dukes heads for PSNC

The Board of Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention agency, has announced the selection of Mike Haley as the new CEO for the organisation when current chief executive Simon Dukes steps down in April. Haley has over 30 years’ experience of tackling and preventing fraud across the...
Posted On 27 Mar 2018
Professor Mark Button

Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 highlights UK footing £190 billion annual fraud bill

The annual cost of fraud in the UK is £190 billion, which is equal to around £10,000 per family. That’s one of the main findings of the Annual Fraud Indicator 2017 published by Crowe Clark Whitehill and developed in conjunction with both Experian and the Centre for Counter...
Posted On 13 Nov 2017
The 'Not With My Name' Campaign is designed to tackle the scourge of identity theft

‘Not With My Name’ campaign targets growing threat of identity crime in the UK

Millions of people in the UK are failing to take basic steps like redirecting post or updating firewalls in order to protect their identities from criminals, a new survey has shown. Indeed, the survey results have been published just as the City of London Police and partner...
Posted On 06 Jul 2015
Mike Haley: joining Cifas in May as the organisation's new deputy CEO

Cifas moves to appoint Mike Haley as UK Fraud Prevention Service’s next deputy CEO

Cifas – the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service – has announced the appointment of Mike Haley as the organisation’s new deputy chief executive. The appointment will commence on 18 May. Haley moves to Cifas from his role as an associate director in Grant Thornton’s...
Posted On 28 Apr 2015
Hitesh Patel: UK head of forensics at KPMG

KPMG: ‘2015 at risk of becoming Year of the Fraudster as mobile payments increase’

With National Fraud Authority estimates suggesting that fraud costs the UK economy £30 billion each year, Hitesh Patel – KPMG’s UK head of forensics – predicts that 2015 will be a year in which the number and assortment of scams will go up, in tur...
Posted On 19 Dec 2014