None Shall Pass

If you have ever been stuck behind a caravan on a B road during the Summer holidays, you will understand why this is the unofficial motto...

Mr Snuggles is Missing

Given the recent surge in dognapping cases, I thought this might provide an interesting take on how fraudsters and other criminals...

Its a bugs life

I met Richard, an ex-colleague for a chat the other day; he had heard that I had hung up my boots and wanted to hear it from the horse's...

Flattery will get you everywhere

Having given up my previous 'career' as a fraudster I've resigned myself to working for not very much money doing a job that I find...

Supermodels

The old adage that 'you can't fight mother nature' fails to apply once you reach the age of 18 and you can indulge yourself in whatever...

Target Identification

Given the huge decline in travel abroad at present, I was going to resist publishing this post, however, the principles remain true. As...

You will like this - but not a lot

Not all magicians wear dinner jackets, are accompanied by sequinned attractive assistants and carry top hats from which they produce live...

Boiler Rooms

On my wrist is a nice watch. It’s a Rolex Milgauss, with a black face and a stainless steel bracelet. I would describe it as classy but...

Supply and Demand

The law of supply and demand is the central plank of many businesses. It’s pointless having a supply if there is no demand, and when one...

The Road to Damascus

I’ve mentioned briefly that, my parents had been scammed, and as a result, I had been forced to admit to myself the degree of misery I...

Everyone wants to be loved

This has never been my ‘thing,’ though I know a few guys who make an absolute fortune from this. While all types of fraud bear the risk...

A little bit about me

Someone I met asked me to give him some insight into ‘the world of the fraudster. We ‘met’ across an interview table in a police station.