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  • 15 Oct 2018 12:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The owner of Birmingham-based cake shop chain Patisserie Valerie has suspended its shares after the discovery of potentially fraudulent accounting.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/business/2018/10/10/patisserie-valerie-owner-suspends-shares-amid-fraud-probe/

  • 15 Oct 2018 12:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two people have denied setting up a Telford company as a fraudulent business.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2018/10/10/two-deny-telford-bathroom-company-fraud/

  • 15 Oct 2018 12:21 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two former senior executives of Tesco abused their positions to encourage practices that resulted in a 250 million pounds overstatement of expected profits and misled the stock market, a prosecutor told a London court

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-tesco-fraud/former-tesco-executives-encouraged-profit-overstatement-misled-stock-market-court-told-idUKKCN1MI1ZV

  • 15 Oct 2018 12:04 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Lawyers for property mogul Robert Tchenguiz today accused audit firm Grant Thornton of conspiring to persuade the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to launch an investigation into his business dealings with the Icelandic bank Kaupthing.

    http://www.cityam.com/265032/robert-tchenguiz-accuses-grant-thornton-conspiracy-over

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former employee at an HSBC branch has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for handing over confidential details of three customer accounts to criminals, London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement, resulting in the theft of more than £67,000.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-hsbc-fraud/ex-hsbc-employee-in-jail-over-67000-pounds-customer-accounts-scam-idUKKCN1ME2DK



  • 08 Oct 2018 9:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Businesses of all sizes can’t afford to compromise security and safety, so we’ve gathered advice for business owners and managers across three areas: Business Fraud, Theft, and Violence. 

    https://www.hampshire-pcc.gov.uk/crime-prevention/business

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The fine is the first issued by the FCA for cyber fraud. It comes amid a heightened focus on informational security following a series of high-profile data breaches at UK multinationals and the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

    https://www.ropesgray.com/en/newsroom/alerts/2018/10/UK-financial-regulator-issues-16-4-million-fine-for-cyber-fraud-and-its-not-even-GDPR

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:39 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two former senior executives of Tesco accused of fraud and false accounting at Britain’s biggest retailer are due to face a re-trial this week at a London court.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/britain-tesco-fraud/re-trial-of-former-tesco-executives-accused-of-fraud-to-begin-this-week-idUKL5N1V4512

  • 08 Oct 2018 9:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    How can businesses tackle financial crime? The answer doesn’t lie in quick fixes or ‘one-size-fits-all’ solutions.

    https://home.kpmg.com/uk/en/home/insights/2018/09/best-behaviour-a-fresh-look-at-financial-crime.html


  • 30 Sep 2018 11:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The UK has two months to act or the case could be referred to the EU’s Court of Justice.


    https://www.politico.eu/article/eu-warns-uk-again-to-recoup-e2-7-billion-china-fraud-bill/

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