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  • 19 Nov 2018 2:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Former Rangers FC administrator David Whitehouse will today go to court in a bid to seek a criminal investigation into the conduct of police officers and Crown Office staff over their failed attempts to prosecute him for fraud over the purchase of the club.


    https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17224313.ex-rangers-administrator-launches-legal-bid-for-criminal-prosecutions-over-failed-fraud-arrests/

  • 12 Nov 2018 6:48 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Hannah von Dadelszen, Joint Head of Fraud, at the Pinsent Masons Business Crime and Compliance conference, London.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/11/09/engage-now-or-hide-behind-smoke-and-mirrors-at-your-peril/

  • 12 Nov 2018 6:47 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An organised crime group (OCG) based in North London, who stole £1million from insurers by making fraudulent claims of property damage and loss of earnings at various bars and restaurants across England, were sentenced to a collective 14 years in prison.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1139/north_london_organised_crime_group_jailed_for_def

  • 12 Nov 2018 6:47 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime, Ben Wallace MP, formally launched an ambitious new partnership to fight economic crime. The National Economic Crime Centre (NECC) has begun its work with a clear mission to protect the public, prosperity and the UK’s reputation.

    http://nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/index.php/news-media/nca-news/1501-national-economic-crime-centre-launched

  • 04 Nov 2018 9:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The threat posed by organised crime in the UK is now greater than terrorism, the National Crime Agency has said.


    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-46050428


  • 04 Nov 2018 9:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The man was previously jailed for supplying around 150 drivers with fake car insurance after an investigation by the Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1135/insurance_fraudster_jailed_for_reoffending_weeks_

  • 28 Oct 2018 9:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As Barclays have reported in their Regulatory News Service announcement, the High Court has today ruled against the SFO’s application, seeking to reinstate the charges previously dismissed in the Crown Court.

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2018/10/26/barclays-plc-and-barclays-bank-plc/

  • 28 Oct 2018 9:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    New figures from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) could indicate that its increased focus on high profile 'blockbuster' cases may be coming at the expense of action to stop fraud

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/october/sfo-high-profile-investigations-fraud-cases/

  • 28 Oct 2018 9:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Attempts by the Serious Fraud Office to freeze the assets of fraudsters – through Restraint Orders – have halved from eight to four in the past year, says Pinsent Masons, the international law firm.

    https://londonlovesbusiness.com/sfo-asset-freezing-orders-halve-in-a-year/

  • 28 Oct 2018 9:37 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Policing is at risk of becoming "irrelevant" as neighbourhood teams are stripped back and huge numbers of crimes go unsolved

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-45970761

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