Scams and cons

Just a quick final post for today to hopefully finish checking my blog site formatting!  One of my interests is researching the many scams and cons that abound in the “business opportunity” market place.  For this reason I have set … Read More

Insolvency fraud

One of the areas where I have been involved over recent years is investigating fraud arising out of insolvent estates and organisations.  This is where a bankrupt person or director of an insolvent company has, in preparationn for, or in contemplation of the impending … Read More

Long Firm Fraud

The term Long Firm Fraud is popular with law enforcement investigators who coined the phrase several years ago when this method of fraudulent trading was at its height. Typically based in the Midlands organised crime gangs would set up apparently … Read More

Fraud investigation or waste of time?

Apologies for three short posts this moring as I am working on the format of the fraud advice blog and experiencing a few problems. This morning I had scheduled a meeting in Birmingham with a building contractor in connection with a current investigation involving several … Read More

Cybercrime – an overview

It is hard to believe that I have a physics degree and that I learned all about how computers worked, how to install binary operating language, how to write  a couple of different programming codes and even how the solid … Read More

Asset Recovery – an overview

It is possible to divide asset recovery into a number of different camps depending on the circumstances giving rise to the need for claiming back money or goods that rightfully belong elsewhere.  The first of these areas include criminal asset … Read More

Fraud Spending Cutbacks

The UK and the USA appear to be the biggest targets for the fraudster by far.  This may be as a result of our sociological or demographic characteristics.  One thing is for sure, fraud is a problem that costs our … Read More

Fraud and Securing Computer Evidence

When investigating fraud, remember where there is a paper document, there is probably an electronic version of it.  There may be more than one, often held by third parties.  Electronic documents often tell you more than paper ones would, for … Read More