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  • 10 Mar 2019 10:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) failed to take “reasonable and appropriate” steps to get key documents from Qatar’s U.S. lawyers before a fraud trial of four former Barclays executives, a London criminal court heard on Thursday.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-barclays-qatar/uk-fraud-office-failed-to-get-key-qatar-documents-for-barclays-trial-idUKKCN1QO1YF

  • 10 Mar 2019 9:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    LONDON (Reuters) - A former Barclays executive told in-house lawyers he felt sick when he was told the bank could be challenged by criminal authorities over side deals with Qatar during a 2008 emergency fundraising, a London fraud trial heard on Wednesday.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-barclays-qatar/former-barclays-executive-felt-sick-over-2008-qatar-deal-court-hears-idUKKCN1QN2BP

  • 10 Mar 2019 8:31 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A married couple who defrauded people out of thousands of pounds have been sentenced.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2019/03/05/whitchurch-husband-jailed-for-part-in-kitchen-fraud/


  • 10 Mar 2019 7:57 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Eight women who scammed the Whitchurch supermarket they worked using coupons have been told to repay more than £16,000 between them.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2019/03/04/shop-workers-in-whitchurch-co-op-fraud-must-repay-16000/

  • 03 Mar 2019 11:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man has been banned from running a company for eight years after two firms made 221 million nuisance calls.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-47415237


  • 03 Mar 2019 8:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man and a woman have been arrested following reports of fraud at a funeral home in Ashton-under-Lyne.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-47356038


  • 24 Feb 2019 8:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Britain’s corruption watchdog closed the curtains on major probes into Rolls-Royce and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) this morning.

    http://www.cityam.com/273667/serious-fraud-office-drops-probes-into-rolls-royce-and-gsk


  • 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


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