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  • 28 Oct 2018 9:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is pressing to get criminal charges reinstated against Barclays related to its capital raising arrangements at the height of the financial crisis.

    http://www.cityam.com/266484/serious-fraud-office-presses-criminal-charges-reinstated

  • 28 Oct 2018 9:47 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two board members of oil exploration and production company Afren, are facing long prison sentences after being found guilty of fraud and money laundering offences at Southwark Crown Court

    https://economia.icaew.com/news/october-2018/afren-ceo-and-coo-found-guilty-of-fraud

  • 28 Oct 2018 9:47 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Gambling Commission investigation has revealed that Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) failed to adequately interact with customers who were displaying signs of problem gambling and failed to adequately carry out anti-money laundering checks.

    https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/news-action-and-statistics/news/2018/Paddy-Power-Betfair-to-pay-penalty-package-for-social-responsibility-and-money-laundering-failures-on-its-gambling-exchange.aspx#PaddyPowerBetfairpublicstatement

  • 22 Oct 2018 3:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Investment is often based on trust and research, but that doesn't make an investor immune to investment fraud.

    http://uk.businessinsider.com/investment-advice-warning-signs-of-investment-fraud-2018-10

  • 22 Oct 2018 3:19 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned the public about dealing with Unicominsurance.net as a cloned firm.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/broker/3653336/fca-issues-another-clone-broker-warning

  • 22 Oct 2018 3:18 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The 'Confirmation of Payee' service has been developed by Pay.UK, which runs the UK's retail payment systems and oversees bank transfers and direct debits.

    https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/2018/10/new-name-check-service-to-help-prevent-fraud/

  • 22 Oct 2018 3:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is reportedly mulling a new investigation into allegations that Lloyds Bank had a plan to cover up fraud at its HBOS branch in Reading.

    http://www.cityam.com/265579/serious-fraud-office-mulls-new-investigation-into-hbos


  • 22 Oct 2018 3:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A City of London Police investigation revealed money launderer had control of six Facebook accounts and an Instagram account he used in the recruitment of money mules.

    http://news.cityoflondon.police.uk/r/1125/jail_for_money_launderer_who_used_facebook_to_rec


  • 15 Oct 2018 11:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Financial fraud is a worldwide issue and it will come as no surprise that fraudsters take extreme measures to cover their tracks and hide the money they have taken from unsuspecting investors.

    http://www.mondaq.com/uk/x/744456/White+Collar+Crime+Fraud/Forex+Fraud+The+Continuing+Fight+Against+Sham+Brokers

  • 15 Oct 2018 11:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published two consultation papers, setting out its proposals in the event the UK leaves the European Union on 29 March 2019 without an implementation period.

    https://www.fca.org.uk/news/press-releases/fca-consults-brexit-approach

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