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  • 26 Nov 2013 8:09 PM | Deleted user

    The Serious Fraud Office and Nottinghamshire police have charged two former partners of failed property investment company Arck LLP with fraud and forgery offences. Both Kathryn Clark from Nottingham and Richard Clay from Leicestershire have been bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 29 November. 

    http://economia.icaew.com/news/november-2013/arck-partners-charged-with-fraud
  • 26 Nov 2013 8:07 PM | Deleted user

    A suspected boiler room has had an unlimited worldwide asset freezing order placed upon it by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) after a High Court judge agreed that First Capital Wealth Limited (FCW) posed a serious risk to consumers.

    http://www.fca.org.uk/news/firms/fca-acts-quickly-to-stop-suspected-boiler-room-from-taking-more-money


  • 26 Nov 2013 8:06 PM | Deleted user

    The disgraced former Co-op Bank chairman Paul Flowers was suspended by the drugs charity where he was a trustee following an investigation into his expenses claims. 

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/former-coop-bank-head-paul-flowers-left-drug-charity-after-expenses-inquiry-8953706.html


  • 26 Nov 2013 8:05 PM | Deleted user

    Royal Bank of Scotland is facing an inquiry by banking regulators into allegations that it drove firms to collapse in order to buy back their assets at rock-bottom prices. A report into the bank's "unscrupulous" treatment of small businesses has been passed to the Financial Conduct Authority by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. 

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/rbs-drove-businesses-to-collapse-before-stripping-their-assets-8960879.html
  • 26 Nov 2013 8:04 PM | Deleted user

    An Oxford bank clerk has appeared at the Old Bailey accused of playing a part in a £2m fraud. Tai Hulbert-Thomas, from Cutteslowe, is accused of plotting bogus transfers using stolen log-in details while working at the Lloyds Banking Group. The 27-year-old is accused alongside Neil Bautista, and Joe Mariathas, both 22, and Mawli Thurairajah, 30.

    http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/10831323.Bank_clerk_accused_of___2m_Lloyds_fraud/
  • 26 Nov 2013 8:03 PM | Deleted user

    James Alston Senior, 75 of Preston, Lancashire, and his son James Alston Junior, now 46, were convicted in 2012 of charges of illegal money lending, money laundering and possessing criminal property from the proceeds of acting as an unlicensed bookmaker, have been ordered to pay back more than £300,000 in assets.

    http://www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=16372%3Aloan-shark-father-and-son-ordered-to-repay-p300k-in-assets&catid=190&Itemid=122
  • 21 Nov 2013 8:10 PM | Deleted user

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has shut down a suspected boiler room that posed a serious risk to consumers. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/fca-shut-down-suspected-boiler-room-nov13


  • 15 Nov 2013 8:11 PM | Deleted user

    For four years Caryn Bates, 41, and Matthew Sullivan, 53, duped close friends and relatives into handing over their life savings for stock market shares and bonds that did not exist in their investment scam.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2507650/Bank-manager-stockbroker-brother-defrauded-family-2m-life-savings-Ponzi-scheme-fund-gambling-holidays.html


  • 08 Nov 2013 8:13 PM | Deleted user

    A former financial adviser has appeared in court accused of defrauding a bank customer out of £86,000.

    http://www.lep.co.uk/news/local/financial-advisor-fraud-charge-1-6211848


  • 08 Nov 2013 8:11 PM | Deleted user

    Insolvency service winds up companies that sold older people worthless certificates for millions of pounds in total.

    http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/nov/06/carbon-credit-fraud-firms-closed


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