Category Archives: Online Fraud Detection

£11.3bn Lost To Payment Fraud

According to the Independent website, a recent report shows that the UK retail sector lost £11.3 billion to payments fraud in 2023.

Retail businesses lost an average of £1,394,518 each to fraudulent activity, with luxury fashion retailers losing an average of £2.8 million.

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Thieves Use Wheelie Bins In Raids

According to The Sun website, crooks are using wheelie bins to raid stores as a shoplifting epidemic plagues Britain.

A recent report details how criminal gangs are using builder’s sacks, bins and suitcases in order to swipe more goods from shops.

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Ex-Curator Must Return Items

As reported on the Independent website, a former British Museum curator who allegedly stole and damaged artefacts has been ordered to return any he may have.

Dr Peter Higgs was dismissed for gross misconduct in July 2023 after more than 1,800 items were found to be missing, stolen or damaged.

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Thief Stole £50k Of Designer Goods

According to the Manchester Evening News website, a single mum stole £50,000 worth of designer goods before selling them on social media.

Elle Makin sold the pilfered goods – including items from brands such as Moncler and Fendi – over Instagram, having falsified dozens of fake deliveries.

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Beckham Battles Counterfeiters

According to The Sun website, David Beckham’s business team is waging war on counterfeiters who sell fake copies of his designer clothing, fragrances and accessories.

Paperwork shows the fakes are sold on sites including Amazon, eBay and Etsy by firms or individuals based in China or elsewhere in Asia.

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Music Shop Employee Stole £27k

The Oxford Mail website reports that a music shop employee stole £27,000-worth of stock to sell on eBay after struggling with his finances.

Christopher Riton-Hayward began stealing from his employer within months of taking the job and spent half a year taking items from the stock room.

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