Our FraudCast series takes a look at the latest fraud and cybercrime news and trends from across the industry with our Partner and National Head of Forensic Services, Jim Gee.
Each FraudCast will include some commentary on the latest fraud and cybercrime news, an interview with a leading forensics specialist and a discussion about a controversial subject.
In this third episode, of our monthly FraudCast series, Jim Gee discusses the on-going fraud investigations into the bounce back loans scheme, with annual reports and accounts highlighting a potential cost to the government and taxpayers of £15 billion to £26 billion – an enormous sum. Jim also examines the huge spike in cybercrime, resulting from cybercriminals trying to exploit the current COVID-19 health and economic emergency.
For this month’s specialist interview, Jim is joined by Jonathan Tickner, who is a Partner and Head of Commercial Litigation and Civil Fraud for Peters and Peters a leading firm of lawyers specialising in financial crime. Having previously worked to protect the UK national health service against fraud, where they recovered over 40 million Sterling. Jonathan reflects on some of his most interesting cases, what he thinks the private sector can do to help the government recover some of its ‘COVID Cash’ losses, as well as what he thinks the future holds in terms of fraud and financial crime.
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