Tag: fraud

OPINION | Changes to tackle Authorised Push Payment fraud

In an exclusive piece for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), our Head of Investigations, Tony McClements, welcomes news that the UK’s Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has made it mandatory for victims of authorised push payment (APP) fraud to be reimbursed within five days. APP fraud accounted for £485.2 million in losses in the UK […]

AWARD NEWS | Charles Bott KC recognised as leading fraud lawyer in 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers

Charles Bott KC, has been listed in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom™, achieving a remarkable 10-year consecutive recognition as a preeminent fraud lawyer. These recognitions, based on rigorous peer review, are testament to Charles’ outstanding legal skills and achievements in the field of fraud.

PODCAST NEWS! Tony McClements speaks to the ACFE

Our Head of Investigations, Tony McClements, recently spoke to John Duffley of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) about some of the challenges facing fraud investigators today, including the differences between working in the civil and criminal law spheres.

OPINION | Government and police are failing fraud victims

British police and the UK government are woefully failing to prioritise fraud as a crime, leading to greater need for third parties to step in with efforts such as private prosecutions, suggests Shaun Reardon-John.

OPINION | The future of the SFO

The head of our investigations unit, Tony McClements, believes that a merger between the Serious Fraud Office (UK) and the National Crime Agency (NCA) would not only secure the SFO’s remit for the future, but provide its team with the additional resources and expertise that it currently lacks.