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Preying on over 55’s down to new rules that allow them earlier access to their pension pots, fraudsters use a variety of tricks to scam victims out of their hard-earned money.
A dishonest plumber who charged an elderly victim almost three times the going rate for a bathroom refurbishment that experts called ‘unsafe’ has been sentenced for Fraud and Consumer Protection offences.
An exclusive analysis of police recorded crimes reveals that in 2017/18 there were 37,527 committed against businesses including crimes like shoplifting, burglary, robbery, theft by an employee, making off without payment and theft from an automatic machine or meter.
But judges concerned over lack of guidance on how employers will treat information revealed
Accountant used credit cards and spent £43,000 of his employer Amnesty International’s money on pursuing a luxury lifestyle
A property agent who misspent £700,000 in rent he had collected for his clients has been sentenced to five years in prison
A former motor racing team manager who funded his multimillion-pound lifestyle by diverting company assets has been jailed for 10 years.
A woman who had a business exporting second-hand clothes to developing countries has appeared in Jersey's Magistrate's Court charged with fraudulently using more than £200,000 given for items for her own use.
Two of the FD’s one-time colleagues at Tesco, UK managing director and food commercial director, neither of whom still work for the supermarket, face a retrial starting on Sept. 3 after the first trial was called off shortly before the jury was due to consider its verdict.
An office manager for Swansea East MP, Carolyn Harris, fraudulently increased her pay and decreased her hours by forging her boss's signature, a jury heard.
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