Entries by Gill Prior

Brownsword Investigation Contributes to Fraud Success on Aston Martin

Fraudster fakes theft of Aston Martin to make bogus insurance claim A man from Leicester has been sentenced for falsely reporting his Aston Martin DB7 Vantage stolen, in an attempt to defraud his insurer. Gulam Mohammed Wahid, 41, of Leicester, alleged that the luxury vehicle had disappeared from his driveway overnight, when in reality, the […]

Brownsword Achieves IT Digitial Awareness Certificate

Already a holder of ISO27001 (Information Systems Management) which has been in place for 10 years, Brownsword has now achieved another IT accreditation, the PDSC BSI. Ran by the Police Crime Prevention Initiatives in conjunction with BSI, this was awarded following successful completion of an audit on Brownsword’s IT infrastructure, and adds confidence to the […]

Brownsword Helps Out Local Primary School

The Brownsword Group, despite a somewhat unpredictable year in 2020, has not only maintained it’s existing charitable commitments, but also continued to contribute to additional community programmes as part of its Corporate, Social and Responsibility Policy. Adswood Primary School contacted local business to see if they could help create their new innovative outdoor learning area, […]

Brownsword Secures Two Performance Awards in 2020

Despite an undeniably different and difficult year for the majority of UK businesses across every sector, Brownsword managed to achieve two more awards to recognise it’s continuing outstanding performance. The Finance Monthly Insurance Awards 2020 named the company as the winner of Fraud Investigation Experts of the Year, and Wealth & Finance named them as […]

Brownsword Support for Help for Heroes

Brownsword received a ‘Thank You’ for its continued support of Help for Heroes, a British charity set up in 2007 to provide lifelong recovery support to service personnel who have been wounded or injured in the line of duty, and to their families. Help for Heroes wrote, “Thank you for your continued promise to make […]

Interview with UK Investigator re: How Data Protection legislation disadvantages the very people it should protect

As long ago as January 2018, Dick Smith was on record, warning the investigation industry in the UK that the introduction of the imminent GDPR laws would benefit two schools . . . the Treasury and the scammers. Information Commissioners’ Offices throughout Europe were employing extra staff to help enforce massive fines for breaches, whilst […]

Brownsword Success in Dishonest Solicitor Scam

Concerted fight against ‘professional enablers’ means former Director of fraudulent Asons Solicitors no longer able to practice as a solicitor and ordered to pay costs of £250,000 Insurance law firm, Horwich Farrelly and motor insurer, Esure, have been rewarded for their pursuit of fraudulent behaviour via insurance investigators Brownsword.  Mr. Kamran Akram, a former Director […]

Further Christmas Donation

After recently being invited to be a member of The Lord Taverner’s charity, The Brownsword Group have answered a specific request for a further charitable donation. Rather than send clients Christmas gifts this year, they have made an additional donation of £11,000 to the cause. It is hopeful that this further funding will give a […]

Brownsword Raising Money for Banardos ‘Kidsmas’

Our new Events Coordinator, Shannon Heathcote, put on a hamper raffle event to raise money for the Banardos Kidsmas event. Collecting hamper items from employees, she managed to raise over £150 for the children’s charity. From fostering and adoption to support and providing services, Banardos has helped millions of children to live a better life […]