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Fighting against authorised push payment fraud - Dan Dodman published in Property Week

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Dan Dodman, Partner in our Dispute Resolution team, has been published in Property Week on authorised push payment fraud.

A continuing trend, Authorised Push Payment fraud, or “APP” fraud, is rife in lockdown Britain, particularly in high reward industries like the property sector.

“Authorised Push Payment scams occur when someone is deceived into authorising a payment to an account that they believe belongs to a legitimate person or company. Most commonly, fraudsters gain access to an individual’s information and then present themselves as a company with whom the hacked account owner is already doing business.”

Key issues to consider include:

  • What is authorised push payment fraud?
  • How do I prevent authorised push payment fraud?
  • How do I make a formal complaint of authorised push payment fraud?
  • What is the Authorised Push Payment Scam Voluntary Code?
  • How can I get money back from authorised push payment fraud?

The full article can be read via Property Week.

Dan Dodman

Dan Dodman is a litigator with a wealth of experience in high profile, high value cases in both the commercial litigation and financial regulation sectors. He acts on a broad range of disputes, both nationally and internationally for corporate, individual and institutional clients.

Goodman Derrick – Authorised Push Payment Fraud

Goodman Derrick’s specialist fraud lawyers, based in London, are able to help you recover your lost money. The group:

  • are experienced at challenging decisions directly and through the Financial Ombudsman Service
  • remain level-headed and understand the need to act quickly and decisively to help you take back control
  • advise and assist with claims for push payment fraud compensation
  • help you place yourself in the best possible position should you need to challenge any decisions

More information

This guide is for general information and interest only and should not be relied upon as providing specific legal advice.

If you require any further information about the issues raised in this article please contact the author or call 0207 404 0606 and ask to speak to your usual Goodman Derrick contact.