Tag: Tony McClements

COMMENT | New Economic Crime Act in UK

MKS welcomes major reforms to how the UK polices and prevents fraud and corruption under sweeping new measures designed to tackle economic crime, but warns the new measures must be properly resourced and implemented.

OPINION | Changes to tackle Authorised Push Payment fraud

In an exclusive piece for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, our Head of Investigations, Tony McClements, welcomes news that the UK’s Payment Systems Regulator has made it mandatory for victims of authorised push payment fraud to be reimbursed within five days.

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 | 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.

NEWS | Harley Thomas qualifies as Certified Fraud Examiner

MKS’s newest investigator, Harley Thomas, has become a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a highly-coveted qualification provided by the world’s largest anti-fraud organisation, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).