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Drawing on Legislation to Support Local Government in the Fight Against Online Fraud

In this post Dr Lucian Tipi, Head of Teaching and Learning Enhancement of the College of Business, Technology and Engineering at Sheffield Hallam University, discusses what UK and International legislation is in place to help support local Authorities in tackling online fraud.

In Conversation with Dr Lucian Tipi: How can the Public Sector be Better Equipped to Tackle Fraud

It is estimated that fraud and error during the pandemic will end up costing the UK Government between £1.3 and £7.9 billion, due to fraudsters exploiting faults in financial support schemes. We spoke to Dr Lucian Tipi from Sheffield Hallam University about ways that the public sector can strengthen their defences against fraud.

Understanding our Emotional Response to Fraud

Fraud can evoke a whole host of emotions, taking a psychological approach to public perceptions of economic crime can go a long way when tackling fraudsters. Paul Maskall of UK Finance spoke at The Counter Fraud Conference 2021 about emotional intuition and our perception of risk and fraud.

Supporting the Community to Protect Against Fraud

Building Public Resilience against Fraud is the job of the National Trading Standards Scams Team. This case study looks at the work of the team in supporting victims of mass marketing fraud scams.

Action Fraud: Raising Awareness and Supporting Victims

Falling victim of fraud can be extremely distressing, causing emotional and financial damage. This case study examines the work of Action Fraud in supporting victims of fraud and educating potential victims to prevent fraud from taking place.
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