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  • 05 Jan 2010 4:09 AM | Anonymous

    An accountant originally from Staffordshire who swindled £470,000 from her employer to fund an extravagant lifestyle, including a lavish dream wedding at a cliff-top hotel, has been jailed for two years.

  • 30 Sep 2009 4:11 AM | Anonymous

    Many local firms making staff redundant are not protecting themselves sufficiently against the increased likelihood of fraud within their organisation, a Midlands fraud expert has said.

  • 13 Sep 2009 4:12 AM | Anonymous

    POLICE have begun a fraud inquiry after a Conservative peer received more than £70,000 in expenses by claiming to live in his mother’s home, which had been sold off when she died.

  • 08 Sep 2009 4:12 AM | Anonymous

    Top companies have been left wide open to massive levels of fraud in the recession because they did not have enough safety measures in place, new research has claimed.

  • 09 Jun 2009 4:13 AM | Anonymous

    Fraud committed against companies by their own employees has surged this year, new data suggest, providing fresh evidence that the recession is fuelling a rise in crime

  • 21 May 2009 4:15 AM | Anonymous

    Two men have been arrested in connection with a suspected multi-million pound fraud linked to three UK-based financial consultancies.

  • 19 May 2009 4:14 AM | Anonymous

    chief executive almost brought an international company to its knees by defrauding it of more than £2.4 million to finance the high-life, a court heard.

  • 13 May 2009 4:15 AM | Anonymous

    A former Liberal Democrat councillor has been jailed for 12 months for stealing £55,000 from the company in Hertfordshire that employed him

  • 25 Mar 2009 4:16 AM | Anonymous

    As money becomes tight, companies are resorting to selling off unrecoverable invoices. Arun Chauhan says “invoice factoring” could usher in a new set of frauds.There are two types of factoring – open and hidden. In open factoring, the company does not mind if customers know they are using a factor. The debtor is sent invoices by the factor to recover the face value of the invoices.


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