Where Crime and Commerce Collide

Every year, thousands of victims are targeted by sophisticated career criminals often using advanced technology to promote fraudulent financial schemes to the estimated value of about £500m. On average, an innocent victim loses about £20,000 although one of the largest individual losses amounted to £6m. The National Fraud Authority, the Financial Services Authority, the City of London’s Economic...
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Who Guards the Guardians?

Is a proposed increase in surveillance by the state a necessary security precaution or an unnecessary breach of civil liberty? Many would argue that the UK has one of the most liberal societies in the world and that the challenge is to keep it that way. The government has proposed, in the draft Communications Data Bill, that information about internet use should be kept by internet service...
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Where crime and commerce collide

Every year, thousands of victims are targeted by sophisticated career criminals often using advanced technology to promote fraudulent financial schemes to the estimated value of about £500m. On average, an innocent victim loses about £20,000 although one of the largest individual losses amounted to £6m. The National Fraud Authority, the Financial Services Authority, the City of London’s Economic...
read more