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  • 19 Aug 2018 10:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.


    https://www.cashlady.com/news/employment-woes-and-pension-fraud-targeting-older-workers/

  • 19 Aug 2018 10:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.


    https://www.tradingstandards.uk/news-policy/news-room/2018/north-devon-plumber-sentenced-for-fraud-and-consumer-protection-offences

  • 12 Aug 2018 9:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    https://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/finance/birmingham-businesses-falling-victim-eight-14997652

  • 06 Aug 2018 10:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Accountant used credit cards and spent £43,000 of his employer Amnesty International’s money on pursuing a luxury lifestyle

    https://economia.icaew.com/news/july-2018/amnesty-international-accountant-jailed-for-fraud

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:56 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A property agent who misspent £700,000 in rent he had collected for his clients has been sentenced to five years in prison

    https://www.cps.gov.uk/cps/news/property-agent-jailed-spending-ps700000-his-clients-money

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former motor racing team manager who funded his multimillion-pound lifestyle by diverting company assets has been jailed for 10 years.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/motors/2018/08/03/former-motor-racing-team-boss-jailed-for-multimillion-pound-fraud/

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    http://www.itv.com/news/channel/2018-07-31/woman-charged-with-fraud-over-recycling-business/

  • 06 Aug 2018 9:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.


    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-tesco-fraud/former-tesco-finance-director-will-not-face-fraud-trial-with-others-idUKKBN1KK21M

  • 30 Jul 2018 11:36 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    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.

    http://www.itv.com/news/wales/2018-07-23/swansea-east-mps-office-manager-fraudulently-increased-her-pay-jury-told/

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