YHFF™ MASTERCLASS: Operation Elaborate – A Case Study

On Wednesday 27 March 14.30

We are delighted to welcome Detective Superintendent Jon Roch, Met Police who will be presenting on “Operation Elaborate: A case study” to the March Masterclass hosted by YHFF.

Operation Elaborate targeted iSpoof.cc, an underground website that sold, call spoofing services which allowed fraudsters to contact their targets pretending to be trusted organisations, such as banks, tax offices or other official organisations, to trick them into handing over sensitive information including account credentials and, ultimately, funds.


Detective Superintendent Jon Roch from the Metropolitan Police London, a graduate of the Senior Leaders Master’s Degree in Applied Criminology and Police Management delivered at Cambridge University, and a Chartered Manager of the Chartered Management Institute.

John has led a diverse career spanning 35 years working in the financial services industry for NatWest bank before joining the Metropolitan Police Service, which has included spending time seconded to the National Crime Squad, and Serious and Organised Crime Agency.

His career includes leading criminal investigations in a number of London boroughs and he has performed the role of Senior Investigating Officer in Homicide and high profile Child Sexual Abuse Investigations; John specialises in Covert Policing tactics and Serious and Organised Crime Investigations and is currently the Head Of Economic Crime, a portfolio that includes Fraud, Money Laundering, Asset denial and Cryptocurrency responsibilities. He is also a Kidnap and Extortion Senior Investigating Officer, a Strategic Firearms Commander and a Covert Policing Authorising Officer. During the Covid-19 Pandemic John also led the strategic delivery of the MPS Covid 19 enforcement response in London working directly to Deputy Assistant Commissioner Matt Twist.


14.30Welcome & IntroductionMatthew Dibb, Addleshaw Goddard LLP
14.35“Operation Elaborate: A case study” Detective Superintendent Jon Roch, Met Police
15.15Q & A
15.30Close followed by refreshments

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