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Reports and Trends

Cifas reports and data give unique insight into the growing threat of fraud and financial crime, helping to develop effective counter strategies.

The perspectives, expertise and insight you need to better understand the growing threat of fraud and financial crime.

Our reports and data can help you develop effective counter strategies to current and imminent threats.

Fraudscape 2017

The most comprehensive picture of fraud and fraudulent attempts made in the UK, Fraudscape details fraud trends from over 325,000 cases recorded in 2016.

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Employee Fraudscape 2016

Analysis of internal frauds recorded by 153 organisations, with an overview of threats and vulnerabilities. Includes a collaborative report on whistleblowing.

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Fraudscape 2016

Reveals and explores the main fraud trends in the UK using details from over 320,000 fraud cases recorded in 2015, using data from 261 organisations.

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Young people's attitudes towards committing fraud

Cifas worked with BritainThinks to investigate the attitudes of 16-19-year-olds towards the idea of committing fraud.

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Read the quantitative survey findings

Cross-sector fraud data could unlock millions in additional insurance savings

Fraud data from other sectors can help insurers identify and tackle policy application and claims fraud, reducing the financial impact on the industry.

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Employee Fraudscape 2015

Internal fraud trends and analysis on insider fraud threats from a range of expert contributors. We also look at the psychology of the internal fraudster.

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Fraudscape 2015

Looking at the main trends in fraud in the UK, with analysis and commentary, we give recommendations for effective fraud prevention now and in the future.

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For further information, read our Fraudscape 2015 supplementary articles: