The Little Book of Big Scams was released in 2012 by The Metropolitan Police Service’s Operation and after its huge success the MET has released a new version. The Little Book of Big Scams is specifically designed to protect small and medium enterprises (SMEs). SMEs accounts for 99% of all UK businesses and employ over 13 million people, as they foster local economies, supporting neighbourhoods and communities – therefore, it is vital to protect these from fraud. The Little Book of Big Scams provides excellent guidelines on how to protect your business from fraud:

  1. 10 top tips to help you fight fraud
  2. Fraud myth busters
  3. It can happen to you (case study)
  4. Current fraud trends
  5. Fraud prevention
  6. Fraud strategy steps
  7. Practical advice
  8. 12 steps to take action to reduce fraud risk
  9. Useful hints and relevant legislation
  10. Business frauds you must be aware of 
  11. Case studies: fraud does happen
  12. How to report fraud

Read The Little Book of Big Scams now! The Metropolitan Police Service is the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in the Metropolitan Police District (currently consists of the 32 London boroughs).

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