Numlock News: October 15, 2021 • Banksy, Hal…

By Walt Hickey Have a great weekend! Theft Britain’s seen a wave of financial crime, with £754 million stolen in the first half of the year according to the banking body, which is up 30 percent from 2020 and up 60 percent from 2017. That means their financial crime rate is approximately triple that of the United States, and a number of factors are contributing to the surge in fraud. The U.K. rolled out the Faster Payments network, which settles bank transfers instantly rather than the hours or days of the U.S., which is an accelerant for crime. And, in a deep irony, the global use of English as a

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