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  • 08 Nov 2013 1:50 AM | Deleted user

    Mariathas Thevathas, 54, docked a few pounds from thousands of transactions during an eighteen-month spell, leaving customers with less money on their Oyster cards than they had paid for.

    http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/newsagent-stole-6000-from-oyster-card-customers-in-mean-and-greedy-fraud-8922233.html

  • 04 Nov 2013 1:53 AM | Deleted user

    The Metropolitan Police has decided not to investigate allegations about the past business affairs of the Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps made by the Labour MP Steve McCabe.

    http://blogs.channel4.com/michael-crick-on-politics/constitute-offence-fraud-police-drop-case-shapps/3588

  • 04 Nov 2013 1:51 AM | Deleted user

    “Time for a new direction” by Grant Thornton said construction fraud was calculated to be equivalent to 10 per cent of industry revenues, and it could hit $1.5 trillion (£941 billion) by 2025. 

    http://www.supplymanagement.com/news/2013/global-construction-fraud-predicted-to-hit-941-billion/

  • 30 Oct 2013 1:54 AM | Deleted user

    West Mercia Police is appealing for clients of Andrew Baker, who is the director of Baker & Brown Ltd, which has been trading as Cotswold Funeral Services and Honeybourne Funeral Services.

    http://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/10768310.Undertaker_named_in_fraud_investigation/

  • 30 Oct 2013 1:53 AM | Deleted user

    A woman suspected of defrauding more than 100 brides-to-be through an online wedding service company has been arrested and bailed.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-24667590

  • 24 Oct 2013 1:56 AM | Deleted user

    In a new report, they turn their attention to the UK local government, which is responsible for around a quarter of all UK public sector spend, and purely in terms of “procurement” spend accounts for something around £50 Billion a year. 

    http://spendmatters.co.uk/corruption-in-local-government-procurement-transparency-international-raises-the-alarm/#sthash%2EhQjvXk0x%2Edpuf

  • 24 Oct 2013 1:55 AM | Deleted user

    The number of companies falling victim to fraud has increased in the past year, according to the 2013 Kroll Global Fraud Report.

    http://www.kroll.com/news/press-releases/?getPressRelease=62095

  • 21 Oct 2013 1:57 AM | Deleted user

    The 70-year-old former boss of JJB Sports was at Leeds Crown Court where he faced two counts of making a misleading statement, contrary to the Financial Services and Markets Act, and one count of using a false instrument, contrary to the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act. 

    http://www.expressandstar.com/business/city-news/2013/10/18/ex-jjb-boss-denies-fraud-charges/

  • 18 Oct 2013 1:58 AM | Deleted user

    Kathy Ward, a former air hostess and owner of La Mon Travel in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, was convicted of swindling more than £100,000, from clients, taking cash for dream holidays that her customers never received. She was handed a two-year prison sentence, suspended for three years.

    http://www.travel-news.co.uk/9064/2013/10/fraud-travel-agent-escapes-jail-over-100k-swindle/

  • 14 Oct 2013 2:02 AM | Deleted user

    A small business owner says his and other similar sized firms are being made to "suffer" as a result of an increasingly common credit card fraud. 

    http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/10722752.Businessman_s_warning_after_falling_victim_to___3_500_credit_card_fraud/?ref=nt


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