Category: Corporate Investigations

Yahoo Hack:  8 Million Britons including Sky and BT customers affected

More than eight million user accounts in the UK have been affected by the Yahoo data breach. The figure was given by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after the US internet firm revealed that details of 500 million users had been stolen. The ICO described the scale of the breach as “staggering”. Sky, which uses […]

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Dark Web Investigation Reveals Huge Trade of Fake Identity Documents

Forged British passports, documents including driving licences and utility bills, as well as GCSE certificates are being sold to criminals on the hidden dark web. An undercover investigation discovered British passports and fake documents are being sold on the dark web for ‘as little as £800.’ According to The Times, University of East London carried […]

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UK’s Airbus Under Fraud Investigation

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office is leading a criminal investigation against Airbus for allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption. “Airbus Group has been informed by the SFO that it has opened a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, bribery and corruption in the civil aviation business of Airbus Group relating to irregularities concerning third party consultants,” […]

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FCA Introduces New Annual Financial Crime Reporting Rules

From 31 December 2016, UK financial firms will have to comply by the Financial Conduct Authority’s new Annual Financial Crime Report rules. The new plans have been added in order to tackle crimes such as fraud and money laundering and to give more information on risks and trends in financial crime. Firms that will be subjected […]

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London Police and Law Firms Collaborate to Target Cyber Criminals

City of London Police has launched a radical cybercrime pilot project where they will work with private law firms and attempt to pursue cyber criminals through civil courts rather than criminal courts. Officers will transfer details of suspects and cases to hired law firms, which will use civil courts to seize the money. The force […]

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