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Italian police have broken up a huge money-laundering scheme run by the IRA and the Mafia which has allegedly duped hundreds of holiday home investors across Europe.
Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader whose unauthorised trading led to losses of $2.3bn at the Swiss bank, has requested an appeal against his conviction after being jailed for Britain’s biggest banking fraud.
The UK's highest court ruled that the Financial Services Authority (FSA) did not need to provide a guarantee that it would cover any such losses when it froze bank accounts belonging to a gold mining company accused of fraud.
Fraud experts are warning that hundreds of thousands of people are in danger of being duped into laundering money for fraudsters.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is deploying an innovative computerised tool designed to automatically trigger alerts concerning suspicious accounting at publicly traded companies.
A Lothian and Borders Police officer who attempted to defraud his bank of £1,000 has been jailed for 10 months.
Two men, who are alleged to have committed fraud as directors of property investment firm Zoemack Limited, have appeared in court charged with a multi-million pound fraud.
The fourth European money laundering directive, published last week, is likely to impose significant but ineffective burdens on solicitors over the ‘vexing issue’ of identifying beneficial owners, the Law Society has warned.
Mr Eagle’s conviction follows an initial investigation by The Insolvency Service and a full criminal investigation and Prosecution by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS).
A man has denied trying to defraud the bank accounts of an engineer murdered in the French Alps.
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