Organised Crime Groups involved in Fraud
This Dawes Trust-funded study examined organised crime groups (OCGs) involved in fraud in the UK. The research involved:
- analysis of data held by the National Crime Agency on fraud and non-fraud OCGs;
- in-depth interviews with 31 convicted fraudsters to explore their motivations, routes into fraud and organised crime, and the nature and shape of organised crime groups and their operations; and
- in-depth interviews with 40 enforcement professionals to shed light on their first-hand experiences of investigating OCG fraud and the opportunities and challenges this presents.
The findings of the study have been published as a Palgrave Macmillian book: https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9783319694009
This project was completed in October 2016.