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Fraud in financial services sector takes nosedive

Mortgage Solutions | 17 Feb 2015

The value of fraud in the finance and insurance industry more than halved in 2014, falling from£532m in 2013 to £236m in 2014, figures published by accountant BDO show.

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Every week we sift out the most read stories on Mortgage Solutions and offer the weekly review.

Mortgage Solutions | 16 Jan 2015
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Mortgage fraudsters receive 18 years total jail time

The four fraudsters caught in a £5m mortgage and property scam received jail sentences at Swansea Crown Court totaling just over 18 years.

Mortgage Solutions | 22 Dec 2014

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Financial adviser among four jailed for ‘dizzying' £5m mortgage fraud

An estate agent and financial adviser are among four fraudsters due to be jailed in Wales today after perpetrating a complex web of mortgage and ID fraud.

Mortgage Solutions | 18 Dec 2014
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Northern Irish mortgage fraud ring sentenced over £1.5m scam

A fraud ring of seven people obtained £1.5m of mortgages by inflating property prices of business and residential properties in the Coleraine area of Northern Ireland.

Mortgage Solutions | 20 Nov 2014
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Mortgage adviser in £478k scam appeals jail sentence

A former mortgage adviser who was jailed for a £478k fraud, which included conning members of his own family, is appealing against his sentence.

Mortgage Solutions | 23 Oct 2014
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Mortgage Solutions | 17 Oct 2014
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Gang guilty of £30m mortgage fraud sentenced

A gang of four who masterminded a £30m mortgage fraud have been jailed for a combined total of 34 years.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Oct 2014
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Mortgages number one target for retail financial fraudsters

Mortgages continued to be the number one target for financial fraudsters above any other retail product, analysis of detected fraud has revealed.

Mortgage Solutions | 14 Oct 2014
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FSE 2014: Full fact find vital in fight against fraud – Lloyds

Brokers must have a full understanding of a client's financial circumstances in the fight against fraud, Lloyds Banking Group’s Paul Size has said.

Mortgage Solutions | 25 Sep 2014
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FCA strikes off mortgage adviser for income inflation

A mortgage and investment adviser was banned from carrying out any regulated activity after it was discovered he had submitted two personal mortgage applications with inflated income.

Mortgage Solutions | 24 Sep 2014
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Mortgage fraudster to repay over £100,000

A Middlesbrough-based mortgage fraudster has been ordered to return more than £100,000 to the state after an agreement was reached at Teesside Crown Court.

Mortgage Solutions | 08 Sep 2014
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Mortgage fraudster and chartered surveyor pays £1.5m confiscation order

A mortgage fraudster and surveyor imprisoned in 2011 after admitting defrauding the Cheshire Building Society, Bank of Ireland, Societe Generale and the Nationwide Building Society in a £50m deception, has finally paid an overdue £1.5m confiscation order.

Mortgage Solutions | 02 Sep 2014

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