Home Truths: Financial crime in the property transaction

With criminals becoming ever more sophisticated, it’s critical that property professionals keep up to date to recognise the warning signs of fraud, understand new regulatory obligations and implement working practices that reduce their vulnerability to attack.

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About this webinar

On 8th December 2021, Thirdfort’s Head of Legal, Sam Ruback, led a panel discussion with experts from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau and financial crime specialists, FINTRAIL, to raise awareness within the industry.

In this webinar, we cover:

  • How property crime has evolved

  • The part that property professionals play in recognising and preventing fraud

  • The processes that property firms need to implement to protect themselves and their clients

The panel

Detective Superintendent Gary Miles

Head of Crime, National Fraud Intelligence Bureau

Gary brings over a decade of experience to all facets of the prevention and investigation of Fraud. He is responsible, in his current role as Head of National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, for the review and dissemination of all allegations of Fraud and Cyber Crime reported using the Action Fraud system. The NFIB is designed to deliver justice to victims by giving Law enforcement the best opportunity to identify and prosecute offenders.

Jessica Cath

Head of Financial Crime Project Delivery, FINTRAIL

With a background in intelligence and investigations, Jess applies a risk and threat-based approach to building anti-financial crime frameworks. She has worked with a range of firms to design policies and procedures, implement systems and controls, and to conduct assurance reviews.

Sam Ruback

Head of Legal, Thirdfort

Sam is Head of Legal at Thirdfort. He started his career as a litigator at Mishcon de Reya focussing on fraud and white collar crime. In recent years, Sam has worked at startups and fast growth companies in regulated industries across payments, proptech and legaltech.