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  • 17 Sep 2018 10:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    According to the latest research, occupational or internal fraud is more often than not perpetrated by a man in a position of authority who is out for personal gain through the deliberate misuse of a company’s resources or assets.

    http://res.cloudinary.com/yumyoshojin/image/upload/v1/pdf/fighting-fraud-2018.pdf

  • 10 Sep 2018 10:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    ENRC has won a legal victory against the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) that will stop it being forced it to hand over confidential documents in a long-running investigation into alleged fraud.

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/09/05/enrc-deals-blow-sfo-winning-legal-privilege-appeal/

  • 10 Sep 2018 10:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Nearly 500,000 UK businesses are being hit by impersonation fraud, according to estimations by Lloyds Bank, with the legal sector most at risk

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252448102/Half-a-million-UK-firms-hit-by-CEO-fraud-Lloyds-Bank-estimates

  • 03 Sep 2018 8:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The data, obtained from ActionFraud, the UK’s national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, reveal that businesses reported £88m in losses from corporate employee fraud in 2017-18, more than double the reported £40m lost in 2016-17.

    https://londonlovesbusiness.com/business-losses-from-employee-fraud-double-in-a-year/

  • 03 Sep 2018 8:45 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man has been sentenced to 26 months in prison for defrauding a combined £129,000 from three insurance firms that he worked for and lying to their clients about fictitious medical treatment costs that they were liable to pay.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/insurer/3568941/insurance-employee-jailed-for-ps129000-fraud


  • 26 Aug 2018 9:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The proposals were set out in a consultation document designed to seek views on how to tackle "those who own or manage" companies who cause the companies to engage in "tax avoidance, evasion or repeated non payment of taxes" and then use the insolvency process so that the company avoids paying the tax.

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/august/director-liability-tax-debts-uk/

  • 26 Aug 2018 9:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former head of a Birmingham logistics firm has been banned from being a company director for nine years after falsely claiming £1 million worth of work to secure advance payments from lenders.

    https://www.birminghampost.co.uk/business/business-news/lengthy-ban-logistics-boss-after-15051170

  • 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

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