economics

New industry body will highlight the cost of fraud in the UK...

Posted on Jul 08 2015 by
A new industry body has been set up to highlight the cost of fraud to UK businesses, charities and the public. The UK Fraud Cost Measurement Committee will seek to revive and enhance the government’s previous Annual Fraud...

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Current accounts become number one fraud target...

Posted on Jul 02 2015 by
For the first time, current accounts have become the most targeted financial product by fraudsters. At least 89 in every 10,000 applications for a current account are being made by an imposter, according to our analysis. The...

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Plug into our interactive fraud data...

Posted on Jun 24 2015 by
Welcome to our fully interactive fraud analysis. It covers all the latest fraud statistics and insights, including how, who and where it’s taking place, alongwith an overview of new and emerging trends. Simply click the graphs...

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Why safeguarding against a data breach is worth every penny...

Posted on Jun 16 2015 by
Despite dramatic rises in the number of data breaches, most businesses think they are protected but as it turns out many are not, with one in three (34%) without even a data breach response plan in place. Our research...

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Heat maps highlight fraud hotspots...

Posted on Jun 12 2015 by
Customer fraud - or first-party fraud - continues to be mainly concentrated in the inner-cities and it’s a trend that is unlikely to change given it reflects the social mix of urban neighbourhoods....

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Fraud Report 2015 – Who are the fraudsters and who are...

Posted on Jun 01 2015 by
Our fraud analysis includes a detailed demographic overview of which segments are committing fraud and which groups they are falling foul of the criminals. The snapshot hinges on Mosaic analysis, which offers a pin-sharp...

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Detected automotive finance fraud steps up a gear...

Posted on May 21 2015 by
The volume of detected automotive finance frauds has maintained its steady decline – all in the face of record-breaking new car sales. Our analysis reveals the number of cases detected as fraudulent for automotive products...

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Fraud Report 2015 – ID theft’s relentless rise...

Posted on May 19 2015 by
Significant strides in the fight against fraud, particularly when it comes to safeguarding customers against identity theft, continue to be made. It is highlighted by the swing back to pre-downturn levels of detected ID theft...

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What’s in a wristband – Will wearables prevent heart att...

Posted on May 18 2015 by
If we thought smartphones allowed for constant access to information, wearables allow for instantaneous access to constant information.  With little more than a glance at the wrist, wearers can read an email, check their vital...

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