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The WFF Annual Conference 2023, will be held at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Friday, 15 September. The Programme is complete (see below): Book on Eventbrite. A list of Speakers and their profiles is now available on our Events page.
|Time||Duration||Speaker / Session|
|09:00||10 mins||WFF Chair, Paul Cunningham — Welcome and introduction|
|09:10||20 mins||Adrian Crompton Auditor General Wales — Keynote speech|
|09:30||30 mins||Sarah Windress — Public Sector Fraud Authority and Role|
|10:00||60 mins||Steve Baxter & Glenn Wicks — Criminal side of insolvency|
|11:15||60 mins||Panel: Dr Bastian Hertstein, Dr Samantha Bourton & Dr Diana Johnson — Failure to prevent fraud model|
|12:15||30 mins||Branislav Hock — Pyramid fraud and the curious case of its participants|
|13:30||60 mins||Paul Peters & Chris Roberts — AI and fraud, Fraud prevention and response|
|14:30||60 mins||Fire side chat: Dr Henry Hillman & Terry Davies — Crypto currency fraud|
|15:45||60 mins||James Rickett & Leeanna Feiken — Suspicious activity reports and their impact|
|16:45||15 mins||WFF Vice Chair, Stephen Tooby — Closing remarks|
The Tenancy Fraud Forum, in partnership with the Fraud Advisory Panel, have today published new research Lost homes, lost hope: social housing fraud in England – recovering social homes for those in need. It examines the problem of social housing fraud, often called tenancy fraud, which is the unlawful occupation of social housing property.
A review of The House of Lords Fraud Act 2006 and Digital Fraud Committee's new report, Fighting Fraud: Breaking the Chain, in summary calls for:
Watch now on our Events page