Wales Fraud Forum

We are a not-for-profit company, run by a strategic board of volunteer individuals with careers spanning both public and private sectors. Our aims are to help prevent fraud in Wales by raising awareness in the public and private sector and amongst individuals.

WFF Annual Conference: 15 September 2023

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.


TimeDurationSpeaker / Session
08:3030 minsRegistration
09:0010 minsWFF Chair, Paul Cunningham — Welcome and introduction
09:1020 minsAdrian Crompton Auditor General Wales — Keynote speech
09:3030 minsSarah Windress — Public Sector Fraud Authority and Role
10:0060 minsSteve Baxter & Glenn Wicks — Criminal side of insolvency
11:0015 minsCoffee
11:1560 minsPanel: Dr Bastian Hertstein, Dr Samantha Bourton & Dr Diana Johnson — Failure to prevent fraud model
12:1530 minsBranislav Hock — Pyramid fraud and the curious case of its participants
12:4545 minsLunch
13:3060 minsPaul Peters & Chris Roberts — AI and fraud, Fraud prevention and response
14:3060 minsFire side chat: Dr Henry Hillman & Terry Davies — Crypto currency fraud
15:3015 minsCoffee
15:4560 minsJames Rickett & Leeanna Feiken — Suspicious activity reports and their impact
16:4515 minsWFF Vice Chair, Stephen Tooby — Closing remarks
17:00 Finish

Lost homes, lost hope — a report into social housing fraud

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.


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Fighting Fraud: Breaking the Chain

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:


Fraud and Corruption: two sides of the same coin

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