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Divorce rates likely to rise following Coronavirus outbreak

Posted on 3 Apr, 2020

With thousands of married couples and civil partners forced to spend more time with each other, without the ability to go out and see friends and family, divorce rates are likely to rise in the


Businesses and individuals need to take care of Coronavirus fraud

Posted on 27 Mar, 2020

The Government has issued a warning to members of the public and businesses about the potential for fraud related to Coronavirus.


Corrupt Uzbek ‘Princess’ prison sentence extended

Posted on 26 Mar, 2020

Uzbekistan’s Supreme Court has announced that the daughter of the country’s late president, Islam Karimov, will serve a further eight years in prison for corruption and criminal activities estimated to have cost the country a


Investigating governance at the National Citizenship Service Trust

Posted on 6 Mar, 2020

The Big Society organisation, of which former Prime Minister David Cameron is chief patron, is being investigated for the mismanagement of millions of pounds at the National Citizenship Service Trust (NCST). 


M&C Saatchi to be investigated following accounting scandal

Posted on 28 Feb, 2020

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced that it will launch an investigation into advertising agency M&C Saatchi after it was involved in an accounting scandal last year. 


Lessons from the pitch: UEFA vs Manchester City FC

Posted on 21 Feb, 2020

An ongoing financial dispute between UEFA and Manchester City FC, which has seen the football club banned from competing in the Champions League for two years and fined £25m, could lead to further investigations according


US case against former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch

Posted on 14 Feb, 2020

Dr Mike Lynch founded UK firm Autonomy in 1996 with three partners as a spin-off from Cambridge Neurodynamics, a firm specialising in computer-based fingerprint recognition. 


Could shell companies become more transparent?

Posted on 7 Feb, 2020

Shell companies have long been the vehicles for hiding assets, being based in tax havens such as the British Virgin Islands (BVI), which are notoriously difficult to investigate.


One forensic investigation leading to another

Posted on 31 Jan, 2020

In this week’s Silent Witness, the forensic scientists try to find out what happened to a family’s money in the 30 years between a man’s death and the present day. 


The ‘Luanda Leaks’ investigation

Posted on 24 Jan, 2020

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), made up of reporters from the Guardian and publications in 20 other countries, recently revealed the findings of their investigation into Isabel dos Santos, known as the ‘Luanda