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On Friday 28 May, at Southwark Crown Court, Nigel Thorne was ordered to repay nearly £200,000 after HHJ Beddoe ruled that his family had received money from the Ken Thorne Group ("KTG") of companies which amounted to gifts.
The Serious Fraud Office has significantly increased its conviction rate in cases brought before the courts in the past year, according to figures it is releasing in advance of its annual report which will be published in the summer.
Two former GP Noble trustees have today been charged with fraud and abuse of position in connection with the alleged theft of £52 million of pension assets from nine occupational pension schemes (1).
Local Lib Dem Euro MP Liz Lynne has welcomed a pledge from the European Commission that they will seek to close a loophole in cheque-cashing policy that has led to Britons abroad being defrauded by millions of pounds.
Seven people have been charged this week with conspiring to defraud investors through a series of alleged share scam operations, known as 'boiler rooms'.
Three men have today been sentenced for their role in dishonest activity committed at the now defunct South Yorkshire Trading Standards Unit (SYTSU) in Sheffield. The case came to the attention of the SFO, following the death of the head of SYTSU, Michael Buckley.
Innospec Limited, a UK subsidiary of Innospec Inc, a US NASDAQ listed company, has appeared before District Judge Timothy Workman at City of Westminster Magistrates' Court in response to a summons from the court on an application from the Serious Fraud Office alleging conspiracy to corrupt, contrary to Section 1 of the Criminal Law Act 1977. This case concerns bribery on a significant scale by Innospec and its agents in Indonesia.
Four people appeared today at Belfast Magistrates Court on charges relating to Ministry of Defence contracts for electrical and security equipment and services amounting to around £25 million.
Confiscation proceedings concluded yesterday with an order from HHJ Globe QC of £1million confiscation to be paid as compensation to victims in relation to Peter Brian Bradley. An earlier confiscation order of £69,433 was made in January last year against co-defendant Peter William Stott
The Serious Fraud Office has announced today that Robert Goldspink, former partner at Morgan Lewis, is to become one of its Non Executive Directors.
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