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Chantrey Vellacott liquidators welcome Marrache jail terms

Chantrey Vellacott's Adrian Hyde says Marrache sentences sends out 'strong message' that Gilbratar's finance system is robust

07 Jul 2014

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Grant Thornton launches financial crime and disputes unit

Grant Thornton introduces financial crime and disputes unit

02 Jul 2014

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HMRC to withdraw ‘denial co-operation’ fraud dispute option

The way HMRC deals with tax fraud is to be 'streamlined', the department confirms

30 Jun 2014

Accountant jailed for £95,000 VAT fraud

Robert Leonard Carpenter made fraudulent VAT repayment claims between 2007 and 2012

18 Jun 2014

Serious Crime Bill: what this means for professional advisers

Practical implications and costs for accountants from government crackdown on organised crime will be significant

12 Jun 2014

KPMG Netherlands chief quits over tax fraud probe

Jurgen van Breukelen steps down as head of KPMG in the Netherlands following tax fraud investigation

13 May 2014

Harlequin Group files High Court claim against Wilkins Kennedy

Wilkins Kennedy facing trouble from paradise as Buccament Bay developer Harlequin Group files High Court proceedings against firm

28 Apr 2014

Former KPMG partner faces jail term over insider trading

Former KPMG US partner Scott London guilty of insider trading

25 Apr 2014

Ex-Bridge insolvency partner and accountant sent to prison

Ex-Bridge Business Recovery partner James Bradney and the firm’s former accountant Michael Worrall sentenced to prison terms

28 Feb 2014

Insolvency partner and accountant both plead guilty to fraud

Ex-Bridge Business Recovery partner James Bradney and the firm’s former accountant Michael Worrall plead guilty to charges of fraud

27 Feb 2014

Ex-Bridge partner's court date pushed back

Preliminary hearing over fraud allegations against disqualified insolvency practitioner James Bradney and accountant Mike Worrall, pushed back

11 Feb 2014

HMRC issues warning over rise in tax rebate online scam

E-mail scam could see taxpayers defrauded, HMRC warns

10 Feb 2014

Morrisons tax chief held over insider trading allegations

Paul Coyle allegedly purchased Ocado shares prior to announcement of lucrative tie-up

21 Jan 2014

FRC launches investigation into jailed Torex Retail directors

Profession’s watchdog launch investigation of ex-Torex accountant Mark Woodbridge and CEO Christopher Moore after their criminal convictions

04 Dec 2013

Number of businesses suspected of payroll tax fraud rises

The number of businesses suspected of payroll fraud rises 50% in two years

15 Nov 2013

Adviser jailed after altering client tax returns

Altered client tax returns and SA claims saw more than £186,000 falsely filed with the taxman

21 Oct 2013

Madoff's former accountant arrested over $65bn Ponzi scheme

A former accountant for Bernard Madoff was arrested on Thursday, nearly five years after the fraudster's huge Ponzi scheme was uncovered, an FBI spokesman said.

27 Sep 2013

Bridge Business Recovery founder charged with fraud

Co-founder and former partner of collapsed insolvency firm Bridge Business Recovery, James Bradney, has been charged with alleged fraud

20 Sep 2013

Olympus in court for allegedly misleading EY auditors

Serious Fraud Office alleges Olympus and UK subsidiary made false or misleading statements to its EY auditors at Westminster magistrates

13 Sep 2013

Accountant committed fraud to fund drug habit, court hears

An accountant working for Four Seasons Health Care residential homes siphoned off £184,000 from dead residents to fund a drug addiction

06 Sep 2013

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