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We are a specialist counter fraud training and consultancy company founded by Peter Darby. Peter and his team of associates have over forty years experience working in the counter fraud investigation community, including the design, development and delivery of professional counter fraud training.
Beating Fraud Together
Students can either attend our advertised courses, or if you have a number of staff requiring training, a more convenient and less time consuming solution is for us to come to you. In this way you will save on staff travel, subsistence and accommodation costs.
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Accredited Counter Fraud Technician (ACFTech)
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“ What our students are saying… ”
“I have really enjoyed all four modules. I have covered some of the material before, however, it was really useful to reinforce my learning and also learn new legislation and practice. Peter is very informative having worked in fraud for many years, which added to the learning. Module 4 cross examination was very good – a worthwhile experience. A very good course”
“Cross examination was a great experience. Mike was fantastic at his job! Have really enjoyed this module. Overall really enjoyed the course, thank you Pete, Malc and Mike”
“The overall case study and cross examination process is very well set up in order to reflect as accurately as possible a real case. Even having completed similar training in 2007 to become a DC, this was an excellent addition to this training and a great refresher with new things learnt. Cross examination was very worthwhile”
This is the first Bulletin in an occasional series identifying and highlighting the fraud typology taking place on the Dark Web Key points and developments: There were roughly 14,000 adverts for fraud related items available in June 2020. The three...
We would like to thank all our customers for all their help and understanding during this difficult period. As a responsible business we have listened to and taken the advice coming from Her Majesties Government and have postponed all our current classroom training...
Happy students from Royal Panda, Malta following successful completion of their PDA Counter Fraud Investigation Course – well done all
Peter writes “For some months now the University of Portsmouth have been considering their position with regard to the provision of the secretariat function to the CFPAB. They have now made their decision to completely withdraw from the CFPAB and in September...
Training and consultancy services have been provided to investigators and managers from:
- Ministry of Defence
- Department for International Development
- Department for Transport
- United Kingdom Border Agency
- Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
- Disclosure and Barring Service
- Her Majesties Passport Office
- Gangmasters Licensing Authority
- National Asylum Support Service
- Several Local Authorities and Tenancy Fraud Associations