Tag: Serious Fraud Office

Ponzi schemes never die – they just keep coming!

The Ponzi fraud dates back to early last century when Charles Ponzi first brought the idea of using an investors funds to repay investors their interest, thereby seeming to be a successeful business and encouraging new investors, into public knowledge. I … 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 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