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Retail Sales on Mobile Double Those on Tablets… What D...

June 2015 figures for the retail industry show that m-commerce saw a 57 per cent increase on June 2014. Interestingly, sales on smartphones far outweighed those on tablets, reporting a growth rate between January and June 2015 of over double that of tablet devices...

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The changing face of online fraud...

Across the globe, more and more people are shifting to digital channels rather than traditional channels (such as the branch or store) to shop and manage their finances. This change in consumer behaviour has led to higher online transactions – and with it an increased risk of fraud. This...

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What is ‘Friday Fraud’ – and how does it impact law fi...

Recent press reports have highlighted a problem for lawyers and conveyancers – it’s been dubbed ‘Friday Fraud’. It involves fraudsters using various methods to get the information they need to raid a firm’s accounts or intercept funds due to be paid to a client. It’s called Friday Fraud because...

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Dramatic increase in current account fraud...

Current account fraud almost doubles due to extensive large scale organised...

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Why dusting off dormant accounts is vital to safeguard...

It's a simple and straightforward process that could help safeguard life savings for years to come and ensure they continue to enjoy the protection offered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme...

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Guest post: 5 ways to protect against online fraud fro...

What took time, patience, unusual equipment and certain skills years ago can be accomplished in a matter of minutes online today. Technology and the internet have enabled the growth and prevalence of online fraud. For today’s fraud perpetrator, all you need is a laptop, internet connection and some knowledge...

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Is this the Tipping Point for banks?...

Right now retail banking has reached a Tipping Point as more money than ever before is being invested into financial technology ventures. Analysis shows that challenger banks are currently seeing some strong areas of...

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

The government’s fraud cost estimate set to be revived. UK’s only indicator on the total cost of fraud to be launched this yea...

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Current accounts become number one fraud target...

Current account fraud has now surpassed mortgage application fraud, which until now had been the biggest target - 83 out of every 10,000...

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