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.

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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:

  • A new cabinet-level subcommittee to tackle fraud, Chaired by the Security Minister.
  • Fraud to be written into the Strategic Policing Requirement, which sets out the top priorities for the police.
  • A new corporate criminal offence of 'failure to prevent fraud', applicable across all sectors, accompanied by significant financial penalties to try to change company behaviour regarding fraud.
  • A Government-led, centrally funded consumer awareness campaign in partnership with industry to raise the country‚Äôs awareness about digital fraud.
  • The urgent reintroduction of the Online Safety Bill to Parliament.

 


Fraud and Corruption: two sides of the same coin

  • Andrew Clarke — Financial Crime Consultant and an internationally recognized subject matter expert who has played a key role on projects including FATF country evaluations, the UN/World Bank StAR initiative and global training programmes. Andrew will discuss the overlapping aspects of Fraud and Corruption.

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