Author Archives: Mark Jenner

Mark Jenner is an experienced forensic accountant specialising in fraud and white collar criminal matters. He provides independent financial investigation and expert accounting witness services to police forces, fraud regulators and criminal defence lawyers, also providing assistance and solutions to organisations embroiled in financial disputes.

Fraud Prevention in Companies

Fraud prevention measures are intended to reduce the risk of fraud. By anticipating what a fraudster might be able to do, and installing a number of cost effective controls, it is possible to protect a company from the fraudster’s attention. … Read more…

Fraud Opportunities in the Insolvency Process

Consider the situation where a company begins to struggle in a harsh economic climate. It finds it harder and harder to pay its suppliers as promptly as usual. However, the suppliers are struggling themselves, and allow the additional credit that … Read more…

Scams on the Internet

The need for proper research when seeking a part time business idea from the Internet is  is essential if fraud is to be avoided. No retailer would buy a new business premises or shop without spending £1000s on due diligence … Read more…

Support Publishing Scams

Support Publishing is a recognised term used for businesses that manage the publication of a range of items such as desk diaries, wall planners, pamphlets, magazines and books. The items will be used to promote a particular good cause. For example a … Read more…

Mortgage Fraud in the Buy to Let Market

In recent years before the “Credit Crunch” the relaxation of lending criteria for those persons wishing to become property landlords meant that the number of people buying houses purely to rent out to students and professionals for income and capital … Read more…

Confiscation Overview

In the UK, the interpretation of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 when using asset confiscation as a weapon in the criminal regulators’ arsenal of sanctions will continue to develop and solidify over time.  However, in recent years it seems … Read more…

Investigating Computer Evidence

When investigating fraud, remember where there is a paper document, there is probably an electronic version of it.  There may be more than one copy, often held by third parties.  Electronic documents often tell you more than paper ones would, … Read more…

Working with police forces

I have provided expert accounting advice to a number of police forces around the UK including Humberside Police, Northumbria Police, Cleveland Police, North Yorkshire Police and Merseyside Police forces. I pride myself in being able to provide fixed price expert … Read more…

Fraud Investigation Methods

Fraud is very much like a disease. It causes harm, even death. However, most people never worry about it unless it affects them. Only then do the regrets about smoking or drinking too much surface, wishing you had taken that … Read more…