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Fraud Barometer Annual Reports and Infographics

Fraud Barometer Annual Reports and Infographics

KPMG’s Fraud Barometer annual reports provide analysis of the national picture over the year. They also look at the historical picture and regional trends with commentary from our Forensic Leads across the UK. Our infographics provide quick access to the key stats from our half-year results.

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KPMG in the UK

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Fraud Barometer infographics and annual reports
Fraud Barometer edition two

KPMG's Fraud Barometer Annual Report: 2018

The annual KPMG Fraud Barometer report provides an analysis of the data covered in the bi-annual releases of 2018.

Key highlights:

  • The volume of fraud cases hitting UK courts up by 78%.
  • The value of fraud cases reaches £1.2 billion.
  • The data shows a surge in volume and value of insurance fraud cases hitting court in 2018.
  • Value of fraud by rogue tradesman growing rapidlly, targeting the vulnerable to the value of £7 million.
  • Evasion of duty and cross-border smuggling exceeded £89 million.

 

Fraud Barometer Annual Report: 2018 - photo of a weather vane

KPMG’s Fraud Barometer Edition Two

Our second edition of the Fraud Barometer Report covers analysis of the data for January - December 2015.

Key highlights:

  • The total cost (£732 million) of fraudulent activity in the UK remains worryingly high, up from £717 million in 2014.
  • Fraudsters targeting victims in financial distress.
  • Fraudsters falsifying finances to entice investment, leading to losses of £176m.
  • Of all frauds, men over the age of 45 perpetrated over 72 percent.
Fraud Barometer 2014 Report

KPMG’s Fraud Barometer Edition One

Our first edition of the Fraud Barometer Report covers analysis of the data for January - December 2014.

Key highlights:

  • Potential whistle-blower turned blackmailer.
  • Number of victims was up by 25 percent, as fraud cases rose to 353.
  • Improving economy saw corporates rise up the ‘victim list’.

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