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  • 18 Feb 2019 11:35 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Why do some companies succeed and others fail? Why do some engage in deception and even massive fraud and others stay honest? Do we need regulations to deal with these questions or are shareholders’ market discipline and pressure enough? These are just some of the questions Alexander F. Wagner, Ph.D., is interested in as he tries to discern, via his research, how employees in organizations make their decisions.

    https://www.fraud-magazine.com/article.aspx?id=4295004226


  • 18 Feb 2019 10:51 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Warren Buffett once said that “bad things aren’t obvious when times are good”. It is a statement that rings painfully true in the case of Luke Johnson, who was riding high last year with a £250m fortune, when the bad things – an alleged long-term fraud of Patisserie Valerie accounts – were apparently far from obvious.

    http://www.cityam.com/273274/luke-johnson-see-his-reputation-recover


  • 18 Feb 2019 9:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A number of financial scandals has prompted calls for tougher official controls to prevent fraud. Aziz Rahman, of business crime solicitors Rahman Ravelli, outlines why companies need to take steps themselves to reduce the potential for wrongdoing

    http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/2033680-the-need-to-tackle-workplace-fraud#.XGc-lW8Vdig.twitter

  • 18 Feb 2019 9:41 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Britain’s BT declined to comment on allegations made by Italian prosecutors that three former senior executives of the telecoms company were aware of fraud at its Italian unit.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/bt-italy-bt-response/bt-declines-to-comment-on-italian-fraud-probe-idUKL5N20861Z


  • 18 Feb 2019 9:24 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    (Bloomberg) -- A U.K. fraud trial of former Barclays (LON:BARC) Plc executives revealed how little some of them thought of the board, and how close they believed then-Chief Executive Officer John Varley was to losing his job as the lender tried to avoid a bailout at the peak of the financial crisis.

    https://uk.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/varley-would-walk-the-plankif-barclays-funding-had-failed-1444328?ampMode=1

  • 10 Feb 2019 10:34 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A SENIOR figure in an organisation funded by Oxfordshire taxpayers is due to stand trial on three counts of fraud.

    https://www.bicesteradvertiser.net/news/17420368.oxlep-managers-fraud-trial-due/?ref=twtrec

  • 10 Feb 2019 10:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    David Dunckley could have asked for a better start to his term as boss of Grant Thornton.

    http://www.cityam.com/272955/grant-thornton-and-fraudian-slip

  • 04 Feb 2019 9:59 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Patisserie Valerie accountants have admitted to MPs, that when conducting an audit, they do not look for fraud, as audits solely look to the past and are not set up to detect fraud.

    https://londonlovesbusiness.com/patisserie-valerie-accountants-grant-thornton-admit-they-do-not-look-for-fraud-in-audits/


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