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  • 22 Oct 2018 3:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Visit Isle of Wight’s former finance officer pleaded guilty in the Isle of Wight Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday to fraud and theft charges.

    https://onthewight.com/finance-officer-abused-position-in-34000-fraud-and-theft-case/

  • 22 Oct 2018 3:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Asset misappropriation, money laundering, insider trading, cyber attacks and general business misconduct are among the most frequently reported crimes, particularly by financial institutions.

    https://www.financierworldwide.com/roundtable-corporate-fraud-nov18#.W8uwj2nwbIU

  • 22 Oct 2018 3:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Patisserie Valerie is just the latest high profile organisation to face claims of potential fraud, inaccurate data and lack of financial controls

    https://www.accountancyage.com/2018/10/19/was-lack-of-visibility-to-blame-for-patisserie-valerie-fraud/


  • 22 Oct 2018 3:31 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The company’s future was thrown into question after it uncovered fraudulent activity around its financial accounts and was served a wind-up order by the taxman over £1.14 million owed to HMRC.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2018/10/14/patisserie-valerie-reportedly-had-10m-in-secret-overdrafts/

  • 22 Oct 2018 3:30 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two fraudsters have been jailed for a total of seven years after a Trading Standards investigation revealed they had scammed thousands of businesses out of a total of £220,000.

    http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/eastmidlands/news/2019119-notts-businessmen-jailed-in-1.6m-fraud-case

  • 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



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