CBE for Onside ambassador

Paul Elliott, Onside Ambassador has recently been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, to accompany the MBE awarded in 2003.

Jail for hacking Facebook account

Gareth Crosskey, aged 21 of Lancing, West Sussex was jailed last week at Southwark Crown Court for 12 months after hacking into a private Facebook account.

CIFAS Staff Fraud report reveals dangers

CIFAS – the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service, today released Staff Fraudscape: a 40-page report analysing the insider frauds, and the reasons behind the 14.5% increase in such frauds, recorded by Members of the CIFAS Staff Fraud Database during 2011.

Used hard drives a soft touch for fraudsters

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is urging consumers to take better care of their data, following an investigation into the trade in used hard drives. The ICO has published new guidance to help individuals securely delete personal information from their old devices.

SOCPA de-brief course

BGP have successfully delivered a SOCPA (Serious Organised Crime and Police Act) Assisting Offender de-brief course to fourteen delegates from the City of London Police.

Murder without motive

Jim Dickie, BGP’s Head of Investigations was a guest at the launch of the revised edition of ‘Murder Without Motive’.