Fraud focus: A glimpse into the present

A recent National Crime Agency report indicated the latest key organised crime trends. Jamie Taylor explains.

As published in POST 7 July 2015

The Holy Grail of counter fraud is having the ability to predict where the fraudster is moving to next, knowing what new scams will look like and having the ability to take preventative action up front.

Although that might remain an aspiration rather than a reality, the National Crime Agency Strategic Assessment of Serious & Organised Crime 2015 does offer insurers a valuable insight into the latest key trends in organised crime.

From the NCA report it is possible to draw out a number of new and emerging crime trends that will resonate with insurance fraud practitioners and provide valuable clues not just as to how fraudsters will be operating tomorrow, but how they are already operating today.

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Jamie Taylor

Director - Counter Fraud Director

I head up the Counter Fraud Team based in our Manchester office.