This chapter provides links to the most important bodies, websites and operational guidance for the Counter Fraud Specialist. Copies of the relevant templates, forms and aide memoires that an ACFS will require during the course of the investigation are also included.
Where a fraudster holds a professional status, there might also be opportunities to sanction them through their regulatory bodies. Some of the most significant are listed below.
Accountants and Actuaries: Accountancy and Actuarial Discipline Board https://www.frc.org.uk/About-the-FRC/FRC-structure/Former-FRC-structure/Accountancy-and-Actuarial-Discipline-Board.aspx
Aviation related occupations: Civil Aviation Authority http://www.caa.co.uk/
Various financial services related occupations Financial Conduct Authority http://www.fca.org.uk/firms/being-regulated/enforcement
Gambling occupations: Gambling Commission http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/
Solicitors: Solicitors Regulation Authority http://www.sra.org.uk/home/home.page and Legal Ombudsman http://www.legalombudsman.org.uk/consumer/index.html
Barristers: Bar Standards Board https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/complaints-and-professional-conduct/concerns-about-a-barrister/ ...