Anti-Money Laundering: Small Firms and Risk Assessments

Posted on Friday 18 September 2020

Money laundering is a term used to describe how criminals disguise and integrate illegal financial movements into legitimate economic systems. It can pose problems in both the short and long-term and has the potential to disrupt the integrity of entire financial institutions.  National economies and...

Mortgage Fraud: When does it happen?

Mortgage Fraud: When does it happen?

Posted on Wednesday 16 September 2020

Mortgage fraud is an ever-increasing crime in the UK. Every year, around four mortgages in every one thousand are found to be fraudulent. This costs the housing market vast amounts of money yearly. As a criminal act, mortgage fraud varies in scale and severity. It...


Have you ever been a victim of Identity theft?

Posted on Tuesday 8 October 2019

With the online retail sales continuing to soar, nearly 3000 shops have closed in the first half of 2019 alone; that's about 16 shops closing every day. In 2018, Brits spent £12.3 billion on online groceries alone; making it the fastest-growing segment online. As identity...


Are you exposed to money laundering?

Posted on Thursday 3 October 2019

Money laundering happens everywhere around the world. It is the process where a large amount of money generated by some form of criminal activity, like drug trafficking, appears to have come from a legitimate source. The so-called dirty money from criminal activity is then passed...

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