Category: Fraud

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High Court bars extradition to US: is there a judicial shift towards greater protection for UK citizens?

In the case of Scott v Government of the United States of America [2019] 1 W.L.R. 774, the High Court (Lord Burnett LCJ, Males J) exhibited an evolving…

RBS’ GRG ‘Just Hit Budget’ Memo: ‘let customers hang themselves’

“Rope: Sometimes you need to let customers hang themselves.” A damning 2009 internal memo entitled “Just Hit Budget!” was published on 17 January by the Treasury Select Committee as MPs…

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White Collar Crime Update: “Making and Accepting a Financial Advantage” under the Bribery Act 2010

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has brought the first set of charges under the Bribery Act 2010 against a UK company allegedly involved in a £23 million bio-fuel investment fraud.…