Credit Insurance: UK Companies in Numbers

We recently received Creditsafe’s “2016 A Year in Review” analysis and we found all the information very interesting. We therefore thought it would be useful to pass on some of their findings.

Credit Insurance: Fraud spotting tips!

There are many cases of fraud that can catch companies out, but we are going to concentrate on one on this occasion and that is short firm fraud. Short firm fraud is the most common type of fraud and is where a company is set up with the sole intention of defrauding suppliers in a short space of time.

A Scary Case of Fraud

James Earley, one of our sales account managers heard of an awful case of fraud that he published on LinkedIn a few months back. See below what he found out:

“I heard about a scary case of fraud the other day when I visited a client.

The client had received an enquiry from a new export customer and offered to provide goods but only on a pro forma basis. The customer agreed and my client sent them the invoice.