Bank insiders sentenced for ATM theft

August 8, 2013

Two members of staff at Santander bank were today [8 August 2013] given a total of 17 months’ suspended sentence for theft, following an operation led by the banking industry-sponsored Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit (DCPCU).

Illicit online job offers could spark wave of 47,000 student money launderers

March 14, 2013

New figures released today [14 March 2013] by Financial Fraud Action UK (FFA UK) highlight the spread of a scam which recruits students, through illicit job adverts, to money-launder thousands of pounds to criminal gangs abroad – the proceeds of which fund an international trade in drugs, people trafficking and terrorism. London has been identified as the key national hotspot – with Londoners three times as likely to be approached - putting London students in the highest risk category.