P!ss Poor Phish

So, today I checked my mail and found the usual selection of spam and phishing emails. Although most get caught by filters from my ISP or via installed internet security there are always a few that slip the net. There was one such case that caught my eye and, although I knew it was a … Read more

This Little Phishy…

Apparently May is “Scams Awareness Month” (who thinks up of these things?) and so I took a little peak inside my spam box and I found an interesting little number which I thought I would share with you as my contribution to help raise awareness… It is a fairly traditional phishing email, made interesting by … Read more

A Month in the Life of a Fraud Consultant

Wow, what a mad few weeks it has been at Fraud Consulting HQ… If my blogging activity has been a bit sporadic it is because I no longer have time to think let alone write. However I do need to ensure that @FraudBloke doesn’t completely take over blogging here at #TheFraudTube and so I have … Read more

On the Internet…

…nobody knows you’re a cat…

About Darren Hodder

Darren HodderDarren is the director of Fraud Consulting Ltd, which was incorporated in July 2009 to provide vendor neutral fraud consultancy services to clients covering financial services, banking, telecommunications and insurance industries, both in the UK and internationally.

His experience ranges from working on single portfolio in-house solutions through to national fraud bureaux and data sharing initiatives. Prior to his current position Darren worked for Experian Decision Analytics (EDA) where he held various roles within the Fraud & Identity Solutions and Global Technology groups over a 10 year period.

Darren is an active member of the Fraud Advisory Panel, IAFCI and the ACFE. He is also a member of the editorial board for E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy published by Cecile Park Publishing.

Follow Darren on twitter: @FraudAssist


2013: Year of the Snake!

I keep meaning to add new entries on here and have failed to do so for far too long… and so to kick things off again here is an item which I recently wrote for E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy: What a year it has been and we are only mid-way through February! January saw … Read more

Sausage and Mash Machine

Just a couple of days ago I was in E17 with my new apprentice (yes, you may call me Lord Dodder-Hodder-Fodder) and we were looking at a potential new office space for Fraud Consulting, #TheFraudTube and ‽ [Interrobang] Media… At lunchtime … Continue reading

Worst Phishing Attempt Ever!

I have been meaning to provide an update for a while now, I have to do something to keep up with Neira! Just before launching this website we uploaded a short video highlighting how to spot a 419/Nigerian/Advance Fee scam and while it wasn’t a bad attempt it was still easy to spot from a … Read more