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Mike LaCorte gives tips on how to avoid scams

Mike LaCorte gives tips on how to avoid scams

Conflict International CEO, Mike LaCorte, appeared on the Answers Network podcast with valuable advice on how to avoid investment scams. Mike shares not only the mechanics behind these deceitful practices but also practical advice for fortifying your financial defences. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just starting out, this episode is an essential guide to […]

Newly accumulated wealth:a target on your back

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Conflict International CEO Mike LaCorte shares his ideas on newly accumulated wealth and how it can make you a target for fraud with Wealth Briefing. The opportunities and risks that arise from social media success and the importance of screening to protect oneself.  

UK proposes rules to help banks mitigate APP fraud risk

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Prospective legislation published by the UK government this week will allow banks and payment service providers to delay payments processing to allow them time to investigate potential fraud. Our co-founder and CEO of Conflict International, Mike LaCorte share his thoughts with The Banker to help banks mitigate APP fraud risk.    

Contending with AI voice scams

Contending with AI voice scams

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.

Am I the victim of an AI-generated voice scam?

Am I the victim of an AI-generated voice scam?

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.

Conflict International bolster expertise with new screening division

Conflict International bolster expertise with new screening division

New business division offers screening services including politically exposed persons checks We are delighted to announce the launch of our new business division, Conflict International Screening. Building on Conflict International’s extensive experience, CI Screening offers screening services spanning social media, pre-employment and remote working checks, as well as further tailored checks for international employees, senior […]

A ‘missed opportunity’ to protect bank customers from fraud

A ‘missed opportunity’ to protect bank customers from fraud

The recent Supreme Court judgment in Philipps v Barclays is actually predicted to open the door to fraud, writes an article in The Times. Our CEO, Mike LaCorte, has been featured in an article for the publication, explaining why the argument around reimbursement is a missed opportunity and why energies should be focused on cutting […]

Banks breathe ‘sigh of relief’ as Supreme Court backs Barclays in APP fraud case

Banks breathe ‘sigh of relief’ as Supreme Court backs Barclays in APP fraud case

Today’s judgment in Philipps v Barclays find that British banks can’t be held responsible for fraudulent transactions if authorised by the consumer. Our CEO, Mike LaCorte, was featured in City A.M. and Bloomberg following the judgment, highlighting that while a relief to the banking sector, APP fraud remains a huge challenge and banks need to […]

Private Investigation Sector Never Busier As Risks Proliferate

Private Investigation Sector Never Busier As Risks Proliferate

The Private Investigation sector is increasingly busy as threats from cyberhacks, corrupt staff and ex-spouses continue to cause chaos for HNWI and their advisers. Our CEO, Mike LaCorte, spoke to WealthBriefing to discuss current trends in the sector and why we are calling for better regulation.