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Challenging the prosecution’s evidence

Posted on 24 Aug, 2020

A recent case brought by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is a good example of  how those facing prosecution for fraud can use forensic accounting to challenge the evidence brought by prosecutors when facing serious


Insolvent firm Wirecard hires forensic accountants

Posted on 17 Aug, 2020

German payments business Wirecard has hired a firm of forensic accountants to investigate the accounting scandal that led to its collapse in June this year. 


Pleading not guilty

Posted on 10 Aug, 2020

A long-running investigation into alleged fraud in Northern Ireland has resulted in two senior figures facing fraud charges relating to a £1.2 billion property deal in 2014.


HMRC cracks down on tax evasion

Posted on 31 Jul, 2020

High net worth individuals might have to be able to prove that they are paying the correct amount of tax as the Government ramps up its investigations into tax evasion.


Mafia assets seized in London

Posted on 29 Jul, 2020

The City of London Police’s Financial Investigation Unit has seized more than £2 million believed to have been laundered in London by an organised crime group with links to the Italian Mafia. The seizure follows


When the difference between income and assets doesn’t add up

Posted on 17 Jul, 2020

A couple who led an extravagant lifestyle, with cash in the bank and three expensive Patek Philippe watches in their safe, have been arrested after they appeared to have a combined income of no more


HMRC cracks down on furlough fraud

Posted on 14 Jul, 2020

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that it is cracking down on furlough fraud, having given employers just 30 days to admit any mistakes made on claims. Almost £20 billion has been paid out


International Wirecard fraud uncovered

Posted on 3 Jul, 2020

The former CEO of the German payment processing firm Wirecard, billionaire Markus Braun, has been arrested for fraud on charges of false accounting and market manipulation. 


Online hearings

Posted on 29 Jun, 2020

One of the many consequences of the Lockdown is that Virtual or Online Court hearings have become the norm in civil litigation. Recent experience suggests that they can, at their best, work very efficiently but


The battle continues over the UK’s largest divorce settlement

Posted on 19 Jun, 2020

Tatiana Akhmedova is fighting to obtain the divorce settlement she is owed by her Russian billionaire ex-husband following the UK’s biggest ever divorce settlement.