With the festive celebrations fast approaching, the holiday season brings joy, festivities, and unfortunately, an increase in scams. The BBC has reported that in the UK, almost £100m is forecast to be stolen from thousands of victims this Christmas, the FCA has pre-warned individuals to be wary of Christmas loan
Matrimonial divorce investigations: is there a discreet and legal way to uncover your cheating spouse’s secrets?
As 2023 draws to a close and we look ahead to January 2024, we will be entering the phase of the year that many family lawyers believe to be a peak moment for couples to put plans in motion to separate, a trend often put down to the pressures of
Christmas parties bring people together to celebrate the season, however amid the joy there is always a potential risk of third parties attending as uninvited guests and gathering information. These might include individuals seeking to exploit the relaxed atmosphere for various purposes, such as corporate espionage or identity theft. To guard against
Building a good reputation takes time and once an organisation has made a name for itself, it only takes a second for past indiscretions or ill-judged comments from an employee or member to ruin it. This is especially true for organisations that have exclusivity at the core of their operations.
Cargo crime is rising on UK roads, with the international transportation theft of “Goods in Transit” swiftly becoming one of the more common crimes against haulage operators and suppliers. Evidence suggests that logistics companies are falling behind the curve when it comes to dealing with the ever more elaborate scams being
Complex scams are continuing to hit the headlines in the UK, with the Financial Ombudsman service reporting a rise in complaints, particularly involving investments and cryptocurrency. In essence, a complex scam is a scheme involving the features of more than one scam. This could see an individual duped by a fraudster posing as
Fraud is continually evolving, with AI voice scams coming out of the woodwork as fraudsters employ more sophisticated tactics. Our Director of Client Relations, Roger Bescoby, shared his thoughts on the rising issue with Business Reporter, advising businesses on their options should they fall victim.
While in their early stages, AI-generated voice scams seem to be a new area of focus for fraudsters looking to dupe victims. Our Director of Client Relations, Roger Bescoby, gave advice to an individual in the Financial Times who found themself victim to such a scam.
What does a day in your life look like? My day-today role requires a high volume of juggling tasks. Whether its researching prospective clients online, or reaching out to new business leads, no two days are the same. Reaching out to old friends from my business network is a central aspect of
Our team are the greatest resource we have at Conflict International. That’s why we're delighted to announce the promotion of four of our valued colleagues. Declan Bamber, Sarah Baker, Roger Bescoby and Nat George are being promoted to Divisional Director, Head of Compliance, Director of Client Relations and Senior Case Manager