Fraud on the Dark Web – February 2021

Fraud on the Dark Web – February 2021

The PDA Fraud on the Dark Web – February 2021 bulletin has been released. This quarterly bulletin looks at how changes in the dark web landscape affects the sale of fraud items and services. This quarter we’ve seen a major market ‘exit scamming’, a flood of...
Free Databases for Verifying ID Documents

Free Databases for Verifying ID Documents

A question which we are often asked by students on our counter-fraud courses is where can they find example identity documents to help with account verification/KYC (Know Your Customer). There are a number of websites that have example identity documents to help you...
How understanding names can help your fraud investigations

How understanding names can help your fraud investigations

As fraud investigators, we can sometimes be put in the unfortunate position of starting an investigation with only the name (and maybe a date of birth if we’re lucky!) of a subject of interest. Starting an investigation with limited information can be difficult, and...
Fraud on the Dark Web – February 2021

Fraud on the Dark Web – October 2020

This is the second Bulletin in an occasional series identifying and highlighting the fraud typology taking place on the Dark Web  Key points and developments:  There were roughly 11,500 adverts for fraud related items available in October 2020. This is...
Thank you, and moving forward with blended learning…

Thank you, and moving forward with blended learning…

We would like to thank all our customers for their continued patience and understanding during what has been a very difficult period for us all. We very quickly heeded Her Majesties Government’s advice and suspended all our training leaving some students halfway...
Fraud on the Dark Web – February 2021

Fraud on the Dark Web – June 2020

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...