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Professor Mark Button

Professor of Criminology

  1. 2020
  2. Early online

    Understanding pet scams: a case study of advance fee and non-delivery fraud using victims’ accounts

    Jack Whittacker & Professor Mark Button, 17 Sep 2020, In : The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    The media, personal digital criminal legacies and the experience of offenders convicted of occupational fraud and corruption

    Dr David William James Shepherd, Ms Emma Beatty, Professor Mark Button & Mr Dean Blackbourn, Apr 2020, In : Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice. 6, 1, p. 3-16

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Victims of Computer Misuse: Main Findings

    Professor Mark Button, Dr Lisa Sugiura, Mr Dean Blackbourn, Dr David William James Shepherd, Dr Victoria Wang & Dr Richard Kapend, Apr 2020, University of Portsmouth. 102 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  5. Published
  6. Early online

    Violence, abuse and the implications for mental health and wellbeing of security operatives in the United Kingdom: the invisible problem

    Dr Risto Henrik Aleksander Talas, Professor Mark Button, Mark Doyle & Jaideep Das, 31 Mar 2020, In : Policing and Society. 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Editorial: economic and industrial espionage

    Professor Mark Button, Mar 2020, In : Security Journal. 33, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  8. Published

    The "new" private security industry, the private policing of cyberspace and the regulatory questions

    Professor Mark Button, 1 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice . 36, 1, p. 39-55

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. 2019
  10. Early online

    The ‘three-pillars model of regulation’: a fusion of governance models for private security

    Peter Stiernstedt, Professor Mark Button, Tim Prenzler & Rick Sarre, 2 Dec 2019, In : Security Journal. 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Fraud and cybercrime vulnerabilities in the legal sector

    Professor Mark Button, Jim Gee & Melanie Hayes , 5 Nov 2019, Crowe UK. 24 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  12. Published

    The Real Cost of External Fraud

    Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd & Dr Branislav Hock, 26 Sep 2019, Synectics Solutions. 12 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  13. Published

    The Privatisation of Policing in the UK

    Professor Mark Button, 1 Aug 2019, Jahrbuch der Sicherheitswirtschaft 2018. Makowicz, B. & Stober, R. (eds.). Berlin: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, p. 91-107 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  14. Published

    The Financial Cost of Fraud 2019: The Latest Data from Around the World

    Jim Gee & Professor Mark Button, 1 Jul 2019, Crowe UK. 28 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  15. Early online
  16. Published

    The barriers to the opening of government data in the UK – a view from the bottom

    Dr Victoria Wang, Dr David William James Shepherd & Professor Mark Button, 3 May 2019, In : Information Polity . 24, 1, p. 59-74 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Private Policing

    Professor Mark Button, 16 Apr 2019, 2nd ed. Abingdon: Routledge. 268 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  18. Published

    The real cost of recruitment fraud

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button, Dr Victoria Wang, Mr Dean Blackbourn & Dr David William James Shepherd, 14 Apr 2019, Crowe UK. 36 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  19. Published

    Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019

    Kelly Finnerty, Sarah Fullick, Helen Motha, Jayesh Navin Shah, Professor Mark Button & Dr Victoria Wang, 3 Apr 2019, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. 66 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  20. Published

    The psychology of the corrupt: some preliminary findings

    Dr Claire Nee, Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd, Mr Dean Blackbourn & Dr Sharon Leal, 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Financial Crime. 26, 2, p. 488-495

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Explaining the causes of bribery from an offender perspective

    Dr David William James Shepherd, Professor Mark Button & Mr Dean Blackbourn, 8 Mar 2019, Corruption in the Global Era: Causes, Sources and Forms of Manifestation. Ryder, N. & Pasculli, L. (eds.). Routledge, p. 140-162 23 p. (The Law of Financial Crime).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  22. Published

    The profile and detection of bribery in Norway and England & Wales: a comparative study

    Mari Andresen & Professor Mark Button, 8 Jan 2019, In : European Journal of Criminology. 16, 1, p. 18-40 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. 2018
  24. Published

    The dark web - bad for business

    Jim Gee, Lawrie Hall, Dr Victoria Wang, Professor Mark Button & Ephrems Joseph, 24 Oct 2018, Crowe UK.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  25. Published
  26. Published
  27. Published

    The Financial Cost of Fraud 2018: The Latest Data from Around the World

    Jim Gee & Professor Mark Button, 30 May 2018, Crowe Clark Whitehill.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  28. Published

    Comparing private security regulation in the European Union

    Professor Mark Button & Peter Stiernstedt, May 2018, In : Policing and Society. 28, 4, p. 398-414

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Fraud

    Professor Mark Button, Martin Tunley & Mr Dean Blackbourn, May 2018, Handbook of Crime Prevention and Citizen Security. Tenca, M. & Mendez Ortiz, E. (eds.). Buenos Aires: Ediciones Didot

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  30. Published

    Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018: Statistical Release

    Kelly Finnerty, Helen Motha, Jayesh Shah, Yasmin White, Professor Mark Button & Dr Victoria Wang, 25 Apr 2018, Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 58 p. (Cyber Security Breaches Survey)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  31. Early online
  32. Early online
  33. Early online

    Exploring the impact of organizational investment on occupational fraud: mediating effects of ethical culture and monitoring control

    Joon Bae Suh, Hee Sub Shim & Professor Mark Button, 13 Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Early online

    Public perceptions of private security in shopping malls: a comparison of the United Kingdom and South Korea

    Hyunho Kim, Professor Mark Button & Julak Lee, 12 Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published
  36. 2017
  37. Published

    A case study of an EU procurement process in an African country

    Peter Stiernstedt & Professor Mark Button, 23 Dec 2017, Corruption and Norms: Political Corruption and Governance. Kubbe, I. & Engelbert, A. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, (Political Corruption and Governance).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  38. Published

    ‘The real private police’: franchising constables and the emergence of employer supported policing

    Professor Mark Button & Alison Wakefield, 23 Dec 2017, The Private Sector and Criminal Justice. Hucklesby, A. & Lister, S. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 135-159

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  39. Published

    The evolution of security industry regulation in the European Union

    Professor Mark Button & Peter Stiernstedt, Sep 2017, In : International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice. 41, 4, p. 245–257

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published

    Annual Fraud Indicator 2017: Identifying the Cost of Fraud to the UK Economy

    Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd & Mr Dean Blackbourn, 22 Aug 2017, Crowe Clark Whitehill. 28 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  41. Published

    Cyber Frauds, Scams and their Victims

    Professor Mark Button & Cassandra Cross, 18 May 2017, Routledge. 232 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  42. Published

    United Kingdom

    G. Brooks, Professor Mark Button, Martin Tunley & Jim Gee, May 2017, Healthcare Fraud, Corruption and Waste in Europe. Mikkers, M., Sauter, M., Vincke, W. & Boertjens, J. (eds.). Eleven International Publishing, p. 137-154 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  43. Published

    Cyber security breaches survey 2017: main report

    Rebecca Klahr, Jayesh Shah, Paul Sheriffs, Tom Rossington, Gemma Pestell, Professor Mark Button & Dr Victoria Wang, Apr 2017, Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 60 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

  44. Published

    Economic Crime: Learning from Offender Methodologies, and Pathways into (and out of) Crime

    Michael Levi, Professor Mark Button & Monica Whitty, 1 Mar 2017, Home Office. 48 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  45. Published

    Just about everybody doing the business? Explaining ‘cash-for-crash’ insurance fraud in the United Kingdom

    Professor Mark Button, Graham Brooks, Mr Chris Lewis & Azeem Aleem, Mar 2017, In : The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. 50, 2, p. 176-194 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Published

    Would you resort to bribery? Studies show many would

    Professor Mark Button, 15 Feb 2017, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  47. Published

    The 2008 financial crisis and fraud: examining the causes and the response through the concepts of deviancy attenuation, delabelling and immoral phlegmatism

    Professor Mark Button & Martin Tunley, 6 Feb 2017, The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy Responses. Ryder, N., Tucker, J. & Turksen, U. (eds.). Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  48. Published

    The Financial Cost of Fraud 2017: The Latest Data from Around the World

    Jim Gee & Professor Mark Button, Feb 2017, Crowe Clark Whitehill. 13 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  49. Published

    Technology and fraud: the ‘fraudogenic’ consequences of the Internet Revolution

    Professor Mark Button & Cassandra Cross, 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Technology, Crime and Justice. McGuire, M. R. & Holt, T. (eds.). Routledge, p. 78-95 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  50. 2016
  51. Published
  52. Published

    'All walks of life': a profile of household insurance fraudsters in the United Kingdom

    Professor Mark Button, Professor Francis Pakes & Mr Dean Blackbourn, Jul 2016, In : Security Journal. 29, 3, p. 501-519

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. Published

    Annual Fraud Indicator 2016

    Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd & Mr Dean Blackbourn, 24 May 2016, PKF Littlejohn. 36 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  54. Published

    Cyber Breaches Survey 2016

    Professor Mark Button, Dr Victoria Wang, Rebecca Klahr, Sophie Amili & Jayesh Shah, 8 May 2016, London: Ipsos MORI. 50 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  55. Published

    Implications of Brexit

    Professor Mark Button, 18 Apr 2016, The Guardian .

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  56. Published

    UK and regulation in EU

    Professor Mark Button & Peter Stiernstedt, 18 Apr 2016, Professional Security Magazine.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  57. 2015
  58. Published

    The resilience to fraud of the charity sector in England and Wales 2015

    Professor Mark Button, Jim Gee & Oliver May, Oct 2015, PKF Littlejohn. 24 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  59. Published

    Confronting the “fraud bottleneck”: private sanctions for fraud and their implications for justice

    Professor Mark Button, Alison Jean Wakefield, Graham Brooks, Mr Chris Lewis & Dr David William James Shepherd, Sep 2015, In : Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice. 1, 3, p. 159-174 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  60. Published

    Online fraud victims in England and Wales: victims' views on sentencing and the opportunity for restorative justice?

    Professor Mark Button, Carol McNaughton Nicholls, Jane Kerr & Rachel Owen, May 2015, In : The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 54, 2, p. 193-211 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Published

    Explaining fraud deviancy attenuation in the United Kingdom

    Professor Mark Button & Martin James Tunley, Mar 2015, In : Crime, Law and Social Change. 63, 1-2, p. 49-64

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. Published

    Fraud in overseas aid and the challenge of measurement

    Professor Mark Button, G. Brooks, Mr Chris Lewis & Dr David William James Shepherd, 2015, In : Journal of Financial Crime. 22, 2, p. 184-198

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. Published

    The Financial Cost of Healthcare Fraud 2015: What Data from Around the World Shows

    Jim Gee & Professor Mark Button, 2015, London: PKF Littlejohn.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  64. Published

    The financial cost of fraud 2015: what the latest data from around the world shows

    Jim Gee & Professor Mark Button, 2015, London: PKF Littlejohn.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  65. Published
  66. Published

    Uncovering the hidden cost of staff fraud: an assessment of 45 cases in the UK

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Chris Lewis, Mr Dean Blackbourn & Dr David William James Shepherd, 2015, In : Journal of Financial Crime. 22, 2, p. 170-183

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. 2014
  68. Published

    Online frauds: learning from victims why they fall for these scams

    Professor Mark Button, Carol McNaughton Nicholls, Jane Kerr & Rachael Owen, Dec 2014, In : The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. 47, 3, p. 391-408

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Published
  70. Published

    Evaluating the case for greater use of private prosecutions in England and Wales for fraud offences

    Mr Chris Lewis, G. Brooks, Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd & Alison Wakefield, Mar 2014, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 42, 1, p. 3-15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  71. Published

    Not a victimless crime: the impact of fraud on individual victims and their families

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Chris Lewis & Dr Jacki Tapley, Feb 2014, In : Security Journal. 27, 1, p. 36-54

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  72. Published

    Criminal activity in the financial sector

    Professor Mark Button & Martin James Tunley, 2014, The handbook of security. Gill, M. (ed.). 2 ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 427-451

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  73. Published
  74. Published

    New perspectives on police training and education: lessons from the private sector

    Alison Wakefield & Professor Mark Button, 2014, International perspectives on police education and training. Stanislas, P. (ed.). Routledge, p. 254-273

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  75. Published

    Private policing in public spaces

    Alison Wakefield & Professor Mark Button, 2014, The oxford handbook of police and policing. Reisig, M. & Kane, R. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 571-588 18 p. (Oxford handbooks in criminology and criminal justice).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  76. Published

    The Financial Cost of Healthcare Fraud 2014: What Data from Around the World Shows

    Jim Gee & Professor Mark Button, 2014, London: BDO.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  77. Published

    The accredited counter fraud specialist handbook

    Martin James Tunley, Andrew Whittaker, Jim Gee & Professor Mark Button, 2014, Wiley. 304 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  78. 2013
  79. Published

    The True Cost of Insider Fraud

    Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd, Mr Dean Blackbourn & Mr Chris Lewis, Nov 2013, CIFAS. 12 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  80. Published

    Intelligent Intelligence: the importance of organisational intelligence to the making of good quality business decisions

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Steve Kelly , Oct 2013, BDO. 20 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  81. Published

    The Financial Cost of Fraud Report 2013: What data from around the world shows

    Jim Gee & Professor Mark Button, Aug 2013, BDO. 11 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  82. Published
  83. Published

    Addressing the weakest link: implementing converged security

    A. Aleem, Alison Wakefield & Professor Mark Button, Jul 2013, In : Security Journal. 26, 3, p. 236-248 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. Published

    Healthcare Fraud in the new NHS market – a threat to patient care

    Professor Mark Button & Colin Leys, 12 Jun 2013, Centre for Health and the Public Interest . 14 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  85. Published

    Research on sentencing online fraud offences

    Jane Kerr, Rachel Owen, Carol McNaughton Nicholls & Professor Mark Button, Jun 2013, London: Crown Copyright.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  86. Published

    The Real Cost of Staff Fraud

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Dean Blackbourn, Mr Chris Lewis & Dr David William James Shepherd, 1 May 2013, University of Portsmouth. 43 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  87. Published

    The 'fraud justice network' and the infra-structure of support for individual fraud victims in England and Wales

    Professor Mark Button, Dr Jacki Tapley & Mr Chris Lewis, Feb 2013, In : Criminology & Criminal Justice. 13, 1, p. 37-61 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. Published

    Countering fraud for competitive advantage

    Professor Mark Button & J. Gee, 2013, Chichester: Wiley. 202 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  89. Published

    Fraud, corruption and sport

    G. Brooks, A. Aleem & Professor Mark Button, 2013, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 216 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  90. Published

    Profile of a household insurance fraudster

    Professor Mark Button, Professor Francis Pakes & Mr Dean Blackbourn, 2013, Portsmouth: University of Portsmouth. 15 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  91. 2012
  92. Published
  93. Published

    Fraud and punishment: enhancing deterrence through more effective sanctions: main report

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Chris Lewis, Dr David William James Shepherd, Graham Brooks & Alison Wakefield, Jul 2012, Portsmouth: University of Portsmouth. 126 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  94. Published

    The Resilience to Fraud of the UK Insurance Sector: Research into how well UK insurance companies protect themselves

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Graham Brooks, May 2012, PKF. 17 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  95. Published

    Optimising security through effective regulation: lessons from around the globe

    Professor Mark Button, Apr 2012, Policing and security in practice: challenges and achievements. Prenzler, T. (ed.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 204-220 17 p. (Crime prevention and security management series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  96. Published

    The scale of health-care fraud: a global evaluation

    G. Brooks, Professor Mark Button & J. Gee, Feb 2012, In : Security Journal. 25, 1, p. 76-87 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  97. Published

    The Resilience to Fraud of the UK Hotel Sector: Research into how well UK hotels protect themselves (2012 report)

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Graham Brooks, Jan 2012, PKF. 25 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  98. Published

    Capital punishment: the case for and against

    Professor Mark Button & Diana Bretherick, 2012, Debates in criminal justice: key themes and issues. Ellis, T. & Savage, S. P. (eds.). 1st ed. London: Routledge, p. 201-217 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  99. Published

    Cross-border fraud and the case for an ‘interfraud’

    Professor Mark Button, 2012, In : Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management. 35, 2, p. 285-303 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  100. Published

    Measuring the cost of fraud: an opportunity for the new competitive advantage

    Professor Mark Button, J. Gee & G. Brooks, 2012, In : Journal of Financial Crime. 19, 1, p. 65-75 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  101. 2011
  102. Published

    Fraud investigation and the ‘flawed architecture’ of counter fraud entities in the United Kingdom

    Professor Mark Button, Dec 2011, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 39, 4, p. 249-265 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  103. Published

    Setting the watch privacy and ethics of CCTV surveillance

    Professor Mark Button, Dec 2011, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 39, 4, p. 215-217 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  104. Published

    The Financial Cost of Fraud 2011: What data from around the world shows

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Graham Brooks, Oct 2011, PKF. 20 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  105. Published

    Private or public policing?

    Professor Mark Button & Les Johnston, 22 Sep 2011, Debates in Criminal Justice: Key Themes and Issues. Ellis, T. & Savage, S. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 61-77 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  106. Published

    Editorial: fraud, corruption and the financial crisis

    Professor Mark Button, Sep 2011, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 39, 3, p. 137-139 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  107. Published
  108. Published
  109. Published
  110. Published

    The Resilience to Fraud of the UK Charity Sector: Research into how well UK charities protect themselves (2010 report)

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Ian Cook, Mar 2011, PKF. 24 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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