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  • 17 Sep 2018 10:32 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Four men have been sentenced to 12 years and 8 months at Southwark Crown Court for conspiracy to defraud and money laundering offences.

    http://www.itv.com/news/london/2018-09-14/fraudsters-jailed-for-2-4-million-fraudulent-carbon-credit-scheme/

  • 17 Sep 2018 10:32 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cynical, repellent, despicable – just some of the words used today by a judge to sum up a share fraud that cost investors millions of pounds.

    https://www.channel4.com/news/fraud-ringleader-jailed-for-fleecing-investors

  • 17 Sep 2018 10:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The SME Alliance – a small business group that lobbies for fair treatment by banks and advisers – told the Press Association it will hold quarterly meetings with Barclays in what is expected to kick-start a raft of regular engagements with British lenders.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2018/09/09/barclays-to-hold-regular-meetings-with-lobby-group-hoping-to-avoid-bank-scandals/

  • 10 Sep 2018 10:14 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A criminal investigation brought by the FCA has seen five individuals sentenced to a total of almost 18 years in prison for their part in a £2.8m share fraud targeting "investors who were often elderly and vulnerable".

    https://www.professionaladviser.com/professional-adviser/news/3062133/five-sentenced-for-callous-gbp28m-share-fraud

  • 10 Sep 2018 10:14 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued final notices for One Call Insurance Services and for chief executive and majority shareholder

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/regulation/3582951/fca-confirms-one-calls-fine-and-ps47m-hit

  • 10 Sep 2018 10:13 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has appointed Sheldon Mills as its new director of competition.

    https://www.fca.org.uk/news/press-releases/fca-appoints-new-director-competition

  • 10 Sep 2018 10:12 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    He was detained during a fortnightly check-in at Livingston Police Station, West Lothian, on Monday and is understood to have been taken to Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre.

    https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/our-region/1-4bn-rogue-ubs-trader-detained-at-livingston-police-station-1-4794313

  • 10 Sep 2018 10:12 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Mr Edmonds is seeking financial redress from the lender after falling victim to fraud by former staff at the Reading branch of HBOS

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2018/09/02/noel-edmonds-inches-closer-to-filing-64m-case-against-lloyds/

  • 03 Sep 2018 8:32 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudster is appealing against his six-year prison sentence for a massive Ponzi scheme, many of whose victims were from the Jewish community.

    https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/freddy-david-to-appeal-six-year-sentence-for-fraud-1.469016

  • 03 Sep 2018 8:32 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    There are growing concerns from the regulators, the treasury and the FOS in relation to the increasing sophistication of payment fraud scams and whether enough is being done to protect and educate customers.

    http://www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk/publications/ombudsman-news/145/pdf/issue145.pdf


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