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  • 21 Sep 2020 1:50 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Business directors will be forced to verify their identity with Companies House under new proposals from the Government to crack down on a system that has allowed infants and an unborn child to own firms.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2020/09/18/new-rules-to-help-businesses-tackle-fraud/


  • 21 Sep 2020 1:33 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    SEON’s founders share the fraud industry’s nagging issues that fraudsters are all too aware of.

    https://www.itproportal.com/features/four-things-fraudsters-dont-want-business-owners-to-know-during-covid-19/


  • 21 Sep 2020 10:23 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global accounting firm EY said on Tuesday it regretted not spotting fraud at German payments company Wirecard sooner and that it would improve how it verifies information from clients through greater use of technology.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/ey-raise-bar-spotting-fraud-130708969.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw


  • 14 Sep 2020 11:12 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Former Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn will face charges of conspiracy to commit organised commercial fraud with a high likelihood of conviction, a court probing the carmaker's diesel emissions scandal said on Wednesday.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/ex-vw-ceo-face-charges-132135310.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw


  • 14 Sep 2020 11:08 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Rising reports of furlough fraud could have major financial ramifications for businesses as they come further under HMRC’s spotlight, according to regulatory legal experts.

    https://www.smeweb.com/2020/09/09/furlough-whistleblowers-report-8000-and-climbing/?cli_action=1600078116.561


  • 14 Sep 2020 11:04 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Serious Fraud Office has charged three former executives of G4S Care and Justice Services (UK) Ltd (G4S C&J) with multiple offences in relation to a multi-year scheme to defraud the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).

    https://www.sfo.gov.uk/2020/09/08/sfo-charges-three-former-g4s-executives-with-fraud-against-taxpayer/


  • 14 Sep 2020 10:18 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Co Derry man who used his position as a sales manager to defraud his employers has been handed an 18-month sentence.

    http://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2020/09/11/news/man-jailed-for-workplace-fraud-2062916/?param=ds441rif44T


  • 14 Sep 2020 10:13 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) approaches, employers need to be aware that HMRC have moved into the post-transaction review phase of the scheme. This means that they are turning their attention to making sure that claims under the scheme have been made in accordance with their published guidance.

    https://www.accountancyage.com/2020/09/10/correcting-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme-claims/


  • 07 Sep 2020 11:53 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Thirteen people, including a former UK energy minister, are being sued for £178m in connection with alleged fraud at London Capital & Finance. Elsewhere on Twitter, another challenger bank gets a little more conventional, and pundits react to a bad day for tech stocks.

    https://ifamagazine.com/article/former-energy-minister-sued-over-alleged-london-capital-and-finance-fraud/


  • 07 Sep 2020 11:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Hut Group, the Manchester-based e-commerce company preparing a £4.5bn stock exchange listing, cancelled a previous flotation following the discovery of a multi-million pound fraud at the firm.

    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/hut-group-cancelled-2011-flotation-after-multimillion-pound-fraud-was-uncovered/ar-BB18Iwud?ocid=st

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