Fraud

Cards on the table

East India Club reviews processes after £500k fraud

The treasurer of the famous member's club transferred more than half a million pounds into one of his own account to feed his gambling addiction

27 Aug 2014

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Deloitte dismisses HP claim plans as 'utterly without merit'

HP plans to sue Deloitte over its auditing of Autonomy's accounts, lawyer tells court

26 Aug 2014

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Tchenguiz brothers prepare to take legal action against GT over SFO probe

Lawyers for Vincent Tchenguiz takes first steps in further legal action after agency settles with brothers

04 Aug 2014

NHS accountant jailed over £2m fraud

NHS accountant at two primary care trusts set up standing orders to own accounts in order to buy property

30 Jul 2014

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

Grant Thornton launches financial crime and disputes unit

Grant Thornton introduces financial crime and disputes unit

02 Jul 2014

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

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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

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