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A Bath property developer, his mother and two other men have all been acquitted after the collapse of a seven-week fraud trial.
Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc, Europe’s largest maker of commercial aircraft engines, said it will further tighten controls over sales agents as U.K. regulators review alleged wrongdoing in Asian deals.
Three men have been convicted of an £800,000 fraud of more than 40 auction houses after a local auctioneer raised the alarm.
The trial of a furniture store boss accused of defrauding dozens of customers will go ahead in his absence next month if he does not answer bail.
Benjamin Osman Sookia, aged 26, of Oakenshaw, is accused of three charges of thefts by employee, totalling £187,155, and three charges of fraud by abuse of position, totalling a further £565,000.
The suspected fraudster, believed to have targeted businesses in York and Ryedale, who is from Cardiff, was arrested in January. He was due to answer bail in February but failed to appear.
CCTV pictures have been released of a woman police are keen to speak to in connection with allegations of fraud. She has straight, dark, shoulder-length hair and speaks with a Scottish accent, believed to be Glaswegian.
HMRC says latest case proves it is clamping down on tax evasion and targeting UK taxpayers using offshore accounts to disguise their wealth
Fraud in the workplace, otherwise known as fidelity, insider or internal fraud, is a growing problem threatening UK businesses and causing annual losses estimated at £1.75 billion.
Barrister Jonathan Taylor, told Norwich Crown Court that the loss to Bertrams was £1.9m but said that the personal amount which Goble gained for himself from that figure was about £650,000 - which he said was about a third of the amount involved.
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