Mark Button
University of Portsmouth
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Abstract null null Online crimes such as frauds have grown substantially in volume over the last 20 years, with the associated changes in technology such as the internet and use of email. The state response through the police has lagged in many countries with law enforcement often struggling to cope with the volume and new challenges of such crimes. Private policing has traditionally filled the gap through commercial forms where clients are willing to pay through to voluntary actions such as vig...
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Cressey’s Fraud Triangle has been referenced in 8,584 studies and academic papers [1] and is a stalwart of training courses for accounting and audit practitioners and fraud investigators. The Fraud Triangle has endured for three decades in the academic and practitioner worlds. This study aims to explore the origins of Cressey’s Fraud Triangle and challenge its practical value to a fraud investigator.,This study has developed from analysis of a targeted literature review carried out as part of a ...
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This paper draws upon insider accounts of the nature and techniques of corruption in Nigeria. It draws upon unique access to interview 20 senior officials employed in key public agencies in the fig...
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#1Risto Talas (University of Portsmouth)H-Index: 2
#2Mark Button (University of Portsmouth)H-Index: 22
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This paper addresses mental health and wellbeing among security operatives in the UK using a mixed-methods approach of survey questionnaire and interviews. The survey questionnaires were designed u...
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Due to the revolutionary development of the Internet and communication technology, fraud and related economic crimes have exploded over the past 30 years. In England and Wales, the likelihood of being a victim of fraud and computer fraud is four times higher than that of robbery. Law enforcement structures in many countries around the world are adapting from traditional crimes such as theft and robbery to new crimes such as fraud, hacking, and ransomware. In the UK, a new millennium began respon...
#1Mark ButtonH-Index: 22
#1Mark ButtonH-Index: 22
#2Dean BlackbournH-Index: 4
Last. Victoria WangH-Index: 20
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