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  • 14 Apr 2019 10:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    http://www.constructionenquirer.com/2019/04/12/rogue-roofer-found-guilty-of-fraud/


  • 14 Apr 2019 9:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An accountant has been sentenced to 39 months’ imprisonment, after pleading guilty to a range of offences relating to his company’s pension arrangement.

    https://www.scottishlegal.com/article/english-fraud-case-provides-series-of-legal-firsts


  • 14 Apr 2019 6:14 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/scottish-sniper-faces-fraud-charges-200452818.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw


  • 14 Apr 2019 5:36 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    https://www.saferderbyshire.gov.uk/news-and-events/news-items/dream-holiday-or-short-break-book-it-safely-and-don't-become-a-victim-of-holiday-fraud.aspx?mc_cid=fec98184cd&mc_eid=d48711f7ed

  • 08 Apr 2019 9:25 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    https://www.caa.co.uk/News/UK-Civil-Aviation-Authority-warns-Hajj-travellers-about-unlawful-travel-agents/


  • 08 Apr 2019 7:05 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Procurement fraud is widespread in the UK and the country lags behind many countries in its detection capabilities, new research from SAS claims.

    https://workplaceinsight.net/procurement-fraud-rampant-in-uk-businesses/


  • 08 Apr 2019 6:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    https://www.cbronline.com/news/procurement-fraud-sas


  • 08 Apr 2019 6:25 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/pensions/2019/04/01/pension-fraudster-sent-to-prison/

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