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Tony Blake, Head of Fraud Prevention

UK Finance

Tony works for UK Finance, seconded to the DCPCU as Head of Fraud Prevention. Prior to this appointment he was a serving Police Officer with the Metropolitan Police, retiring after 30 years service. He was a career detective, ending his career as an operational Detective Sergeant on the DCPCU. He works closely with industry members, businesses, retailers, community groups and law enforcement providing education and awareness about the current trends within payment fraud and cyber enabled crime with the key objective of changing customer behaviour. Tony also represents both DCPCU and UK Finance as a spokesperson in the media discussing fraud related matters.

March 2021

1.3 – Fighting Crime in your Sector: A Key Member Benefit

11:50 am - 12:20 pm

This session is led by Sheryl Fernando, Director of Membership at UK Finance, which is the trade body for those working the finance sector and has over 300 corporate members. This session will focus on funding crime fighting in a sector and has the following learning outcomes: Learn how UK Finance set up and pays for the DCPCU (Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit) to fight economic and finance crime; Learn why its important to stop financial crime as the…

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