Industry Reports

See latest application fraud developments, fraud technology, risk assessment technology and news from your industry.

Real Estate

The latest industry reports from the UK rental market...

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Why you should be wary of rental fraud in 2022
Rental fraud is on the rise, there’s no doubt about that. We’ve seen fraud increase 100% between Q3...
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Tenancy fraud during a cost of living crisis
New data on fraudsters midway through 2022 Includes a fraud map of the UK, a common fraudster profile and...
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The lettings landscape in 2022
We spoke to over 100 letting agents up and down the UK to investigate what they saw as key opportunities & hurdles and how they see the future. See the results...

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What does open banking mean in the rental market?
Open Banking is a term used to describe a set of technologies and standards which allow customers to securely share...
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An investigation into BTR fraud
We take a look at fraud in the BTR space and how to avoid it. With there being a 364% rise in fraudulent tenant applications in BTR in the past six months, it's vital companies combat...
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Document analysis for letting agents
Fraudsters are getting more sophisticated by the day. Human vetting and traditional methods no longer work. See this report on how our document analysis safeguards...

Banking, lending & insurance

The latest industry reports from UK financial services...

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The rising threat of fraud in the insurance sector
The current economic climate and its continuous and unpredictable effects on mortgages rates, rental prices and...
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Top ways mortgage lenders verify bank statements
Mortgage lenders have taken to becoming extra diligent in their analysis of application documents following a rather turbulent...
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Managing risk and fraud during an economic downturn
The latest data from the global bank Goldman Sachs tips the UK economy to enter a deeper recession in 2023 than many forecasters...

Monthly fraud reports: fraud caught by Homeppl

Includes fraudster profiles and a technology spotlight...

December Fraud Monthly Round Up
The December fraud monthly round up
Happy New Year to all! Whilst for many, December tis' the season to spread holiday cheer, we were also busy ensuring that our clients ...
November Fraud Monthly round up
The November fraud round up
Another month comes and goes and the Homeppl fraud fighters have been ever busy. Homeppl flagged over £1,585,068 in fraudulent...
October Monthly Round Up Fraud
The October fraud monthly round up
Halloween was not the only subject of spooky behaviour to take place this October. Homeppl noted a rise in tenancy fraud attempts...

Monthly Fraud Round Up - September
The September fraud monthly round up
Homeppl have spent the Summer warning its clients and letting agents around the country that all types of fraud...
August Monthly Fraud Round Up
The August monthly fraud round up
With the cost of living crisis and the surge in energy bills looming many are struggling with the seemingly never-quelling rise...
July monthly fraud round up
The July fraud monthly round up
As the cost of living crisis continues to spiral, the rental market is heating up more than ever with a record-breaking prediction of £63 billion...

Monthly Fraud Round Up June
The June fraud monthly round up
Over £1m of fraud caught for our clients in June 2022 It's been another successful month at Homeppl HQ as we wave...
Monthly Fraud Round Up - May
The May fraud monthly round up
Our new monthly round up details all the fraud we've caught over the calendar month! With the cost of living crisis and the rental...

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