Types of fraud

There are many different ways fraudsters can commit financial fraud. Online methods such as phishing and malware can give criminals access to passwords and account numbers while social engineering can allow

them to impersonate individuals. Below, we look at some of the most common types of fraud, explaining what they mean and how you and your business can avoid becoming a victim.

Business Fraud
Business Fraud

Business owners and managers in legal businesses may be more aware than some that they are at risk, but do you and all your colleagues know the main ways businesses are targeted by fraudsters? Read below about the main types of business fraud and how to protect yourself.

Home buying scams
Home buying scams

Learn below how to avoid scams if you are buying a home.

Cybercrime
Cybercrime

Most businesses have an online presence and all use technology to communicate. Criminals continue to develop techniques to exploit weaknesses in computer systems. They can also trick staff into downloading malicious software or releasing customer information. Understanding how to protect your business from this threat is essential.

The CLC’s Code of Conduct is outcomes focused and one of the outcomes all CLC Lawyers must deliver is that Client money is kept separately and safely. Use this toolkit to understand what some of the risks are and how you can protect your business and your clients.

Secure badge

To protect the public, the websites of all CLC regulated practices must carry a compulsory secure badge to reduce the risk of impersonation through cloned or copied websites and help identify fake firms that claim to be regulated by the CLC.

If you have any doubt click on the badge on a CLC Regulated Practice’s website to see information about the firm.

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Consumer Guide
Consumer Guide
Business Fraud
Business Fraud
Mortgage Fraud
Mortgage Fraud
Cyber-crime
Cyber-crime

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