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A rogue builder who scammed elderly victims across London by tricking them into paying for ‘pointless’ roof repairs has been found guilty of fraud and money laundering offences.
UK businesses need to invest in tools to prevent against the risk of fraud as well as strategies to recover losses, an expert has said.
An accountant has been sentenced to 39 months’ imprisonment, after pleading guilty to a range of offences relating to his company’s pension arrangement.
Woman charged after alleged fraud at care home in Wallyford
A Scottish former sniper has been charged with defrauding the British army pension scheme after travelling to fight in Syria while receiving funds for PTSD.
Thousands of people in the UK become victims of holiday fraud every year - paying for non-existent accommodation, flights or entire holidays. They lose their holiday and their hard-earned money.
Travellers looking to book their Hajj pilgrimage this year are being warned against deals that seem too good to be true. The Civil Aviation Authority's campaign is working to protect travellers after an increasing trend in the sale of illegal or fake package deals. In the worst cases, these illegal vendors have been prosecuted and imprisoned.
Procurement fraud is widespread in the UK and the country lags behind many countries in its detection capabilities, new research from SAS claims.
A report by analytics software provider SAS warned today that the UK is a procurement fraud “capital” – with almost a third (31 percent) of businesses subjected to contract bid rigging and 43 per cent to duplicate invoices.
Roger William Bessent, a Lancashire-based accountant who acted as a trustee and administrator to workplace pension schemes, has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
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