Charity Fraud Awareness Week launches today
The week of international activity includes a focus on insider fraud, moving money safely and the importance of due diligence.
A week of campaigning aimed at countering fraud in the charity sector kicks off today with a focus on cyber security.
Each day of Charity Fraud Awareness Week 2018 (22-26 October) will focus on a different theme with current and emerging cyber fraud threats taking centre stage today.
As part of today’s activity the Charity Commission has launched a social media poll on how important it is for charities to play their part in fighting fraud.
It’s #Charity fraud awareness week and we’d like to know your thoughts! 🤔
Question: How important do you think it is for charities to play their part in fighting fraud? #CharityFraudOut
— Charity Commission (@ChtyCommission) October 22, 2018
Tech sector firms are also getting involved, with Genesis Business Systems taking to Twitter to say that “improving online security is a job for everyone”.
— Genesis Business Sys (@GenesisIT) October 22, 2018
Supporters pack available
A downloadable supporters pack with digital assets and suggested activities is available from the Fraud Advisory Panel.
On Tuesday (23 October) the focus turns to grant fraud, due diligence and partnership working, Wednesday (24 October) looks at donation and legacy fraud, Thursday’s (25 October) activity centres on insider fraud and the week wraps up on Friday (26 October) with a look at how charities can best move money safely.