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  • 19 Aug 2018 10:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Vulnerable victims of heartless scams will soon find support in a new police initiative as fraud continues to soar.

    https://www.bicesteradvertiser.net/news/16414096.more-support-for-victims-after-spike-in-fraud-cases/

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Government has agreed to improve the enforcement of financial orders, in response to a Law Commission report.

    https://www.lawcom.gov.uk/financial-order-reforms-set-to-boost-unfairly-treated-former-partners-and-families/

  • 12 Aug 2018 9:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Court of Appeal has rejected what it described as a “cynical” attempt by two men convicted of money laundering to blame their barrister for confiscation orders made against them.


    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/appeal-judges-reject-criminals-cynical-attempt-to-blame-barrister

  • 12 Aug 2018 9:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    In the recent case of AXA Insurance UK plc v Financial Claims Solutions Ltd and others, the Court of Appeal awarded exemplary damages against insurance fraudsters whose actions it described as “outrageous”.

    https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/uk/opinion/crime-and-punishment-fraud-and-punitive-damages-under-english-law-108163.aspx

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A fraud victim left suicidal after losing his life savings to a £14.5 million Ponzi-style scheme today told how he “pulled himself back from the brink” so he could watch the conman face justice.

    https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/fraud-victim-tells-how-he-held-back-from-suicide-to-face-conman-in-court-a3901371.html

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:44 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The crackdown on holiday sickness claims fraud is moving in a positive direction, with the latest figures from the UK’s Ministry of Justice (MoJ) showing that the number of Claims Management Companies (CMCs) operating in the travel sector fell by 37 per cent between August 2017 and January 2018.

    https://www.itij.com/story/114437/fraud-crackdown-gains-positive-results

  • 30 Jul 2018 11:32 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    David Vaughan Jones, 79, of Leighton, Welshpool, was put behind bars for six years in May last year after being convicted of numerous fraud crimes.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2018/07/26/disgraced-solicitor-ordered-to-repay-half-the-14-million-he-stole-from-clients/

  • 30 Jul 2018 11:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    High numbers of low-quality suspicious activity reports (SARs) are making it difficult to investigate money laundering, the Law Commission has warned.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/bid-to-reduce-low-quality-money-laundering-reports


  • 30 Jul 2018 11:30 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The First Minister has informed the Welsh Assembly that the Law Commission will be undertaking a new project to review the law governing the operation of the devolved Welsh tribunals and make suggestions for reform.

    https://gov.wales/about/cabinet/cabinetstatements/2018/welshtribunalsproject/?lang=en

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