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The Fraud and CyberCrime Forum’s October 2018 Meeting

October 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


We’re back!

This will be the first “full day” meeting of the forum since the relaunch, there will be 6 sessions throughout the day. There will be a mix of speakers, panels and workshops all with useful takehome learning outcomes, designed so that you get the most out of the day.

Please see below for the planned agenda. We are pleased to announce that we will end with a presentation from Mike Haley, Chief executive at Cifas!

You can register for your free ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fraud-and-cybercrime-forum-relaunch-meeting-tickets-49803582857

Agenda and Speakers

09:30 – 10:00  Registration

10:00 – 10:45 Session 1 – DCI Gary Miles, Head of the Fraud Squad

An update from Law Enforcement on the Fraud and Cybercrime Landscape

Gary will be opening this relaunch meeting of the forum with an overview of the current fraud and cybercrime landscape as seen by law enforcement. helping members understand the correct methodology and practices to interact with law enforcement on a day to day practical basis.

10:45 – 11:30 Session 2 – Laurie Beagle, Chairman of the Institute of Credit Managers

Group discussion – Sharing experiences and the way forward for the FCF 

Laurie was the original founder of the FCF, and we felt it was appropriate to get a session in at the outset of this relaunch event, to allow members to share their experiences, outcomes, challenges, looking at how it happened and what was learnt; and to give members a chance to share their thoughts on what they would like to see from the forum going forward

11:30 –11:45 Morning Coffee

11:45 – 12:30 Session 3 – Kevin Smith, Director at Riskskill & Co-founder of AIRFA

Credit Card / Electronic payments fraud 

Kevin will be giving us an update on the current trends and developments in the electronic payments space and what we are doing to try and get to grips with payment card fraud challenges. Kevin is ideally placed to deliver this session, with over 30 years in the industry in a number of very senior roles, Kevin is truly one of the industry’s leading SME’s on payments. His 17 years at visa included project leading the global visa chip business rules and representing Visa on the Merchant Risk Council. His hands on real world business experience with a significant retail footprint is an invaluable resource for members.

12:30 – 13:15 Session 4 – Jenny Loganathan, Counter Fraud Specialist TIAA/ NHS

Procurement Fraud

Working in a large NHS trust with numerous suppliers and staff in the mix, Jenny sees all sorts of methods used to defraud the business and public purse on the procurement side. She will be taking us through the range of methods systems, weaknesses and preventative measures that you can use to better prevent, detect and control this ever-increasing fraud area.

13:15 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 14:45 Session 5 – William Skannerup, CEO VeridanKey

Looking Ahead: Virtual Currencies and the digital market, where are we now?

This session is designed to brief the audience on new upcoming technologies, that will be or are already shaping the way businesses transact. We will be taking a look at blockchain and the utilization of cryptocurrency and virtual currencies by financial institutions, authorities and businesses. We will also be looking at the new digital market and the impact of peer-to-peer platforms

14:45 – 15:30 Keynote Speaker – Mike Haley, CEO- Cifas

We are very fortunate to have Mike Haley as our keynote speaker for this inaugural relaunch meeting of the forum. Mike has held a number of very senior roles within the fraud space over a career spanning more than twenty years, including Head of Counter Fraud & Loss Prevention at the Ministry of Defence, Director of Interventions at the National Fraud Authority and Director of Supervision at the Solicitors Regulation Authority to name a few.

15:30 – 16:30 Networking Drinks & close


October 24, 2018
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:


The Fraud and CyberCrime Forum


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