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  • 31 Jan 2013 11:29 PM | Deleted user

    An Italian man who claimed to be a top lawyer – and became known as The Devil’s Advocate for taking on “unwinnable” cases – conned clients out of £1 million. 

    http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/local/former-wollaston-pupil-in-court-on-fraud-and-money-laundering-charges-1-4735795


  • 31 Jan 2013 11:28 PM | Deleted user

    Shilu Miah, 31, and his sibling Dulu Miah, 26, used confidential information passed on from a bank 'insider' to steal elderly and vulnerable people's life savings from 218 accounts.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2271210/Gangland-brothers-masterminded-244-000-fraud-elderly-vulnerable-bedroom-jailed-10-years.html


  • 29 Jan 2013 11:31 PM | Deleted user

    A bank worker has been charged with theft and fraud offences involving about £750,000. West Mercia Police said the 26-year-old man worked for Lloyds Banking Group at a Halifax branch in Redditch.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-21232252


  • 24 Jan 2013 11:32 PM | Deleted user

    Police are warning the public to be aware of a national scam involving investment in “rare earth metals”. 

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/rare-metal-investment-scam-jan13


  • 16 Jan 2013 11:34 PM | Deleted user

    Two businessmen have been found guilty in London of defrauding banks of hundreds of millions of pounds to fund a lavish lifestyle and build a commercial property empire, in their second conviction for deception and forgery in 18 years. 

    http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/01/16/uk-britain-fraud-banks-idUKBRE90F14K20130116


  • 08 Jan 2013 11:36 PM | Deleted user

    Eight people have been charged in connection with business loans made through a high street bank to the value of about £35m. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-20953510


  • 08 Jan 2013 11:35 PM | Deleted user

    A man has denied trying to access the bank accounts of an engineer's family after his murder in the French Alps. Abiodun David John, 33, from Salford, pleaded not guilty to eight counts of fraud by false representation before Redhill magistrates.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-20951557


  • 01 Jan 2013 11:38 PM | Deleted user

    In a case brought by the Financial Services Authority (FSA), Thomas Ammann, an investment banker and former FSA Approved Person, has been sentenced at Southwark Crown Court to 2 years and 8 months imprisonment for two counts of insider dealing and two counts of encouraging insider dealing. 

    http://www.fsa.gov.uk/library/communication/pr/2012/113.shtml


  • 27 Dec 2012 11:39 PM | Deleted user

    Basharat Sajawal, from Leicester, was one of four men to be sentenced over the £750,000 VAT fraud. HM Revenue and Customs described him as a "money mule" who physically moved the cash between others involved.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-20809672


  • 18 Dec 2012 11:40 PM | Deleted user

    Swiss bank UBS was hit with a $1.5 billion (922.1 million pounds) fine on Wednesday, admitting to fraud, paying bribes to brokers and "pervasive" manipulation of global benchmark interest rates by dozens of staff in a deal with international authorities. 

    http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/12/19/uk-ubs-libor-idUKBRE8BI00L20121219


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