Bigamist avoids jail over £900,000 inheritance tax fraud – Daily Telegraph

“Ayse Akgun was convicted for trying to make a fraudulent claim on her second husband’s £2.6 million estate when he died.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th July 2013

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Disgraced peer Lord Hanningfield wins damages from Essex Police over arrest – The Independent

Posted February 15th, 2013 in damages, expenses, false accounting, news, police, warrants by sally

“A former Tory peer who was jailed over the parliamentary expenses scandal has won £3,500 damages from Essex Police.”

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The Independent, 15th February 2013

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£1.4bn UBS rogue trader Kweku Adoboli jailed for 7 years for UK’s largest ever fraud – The Independent

Posted November 20th, 2012 in banking, false accounting, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

“A rogue trader who carried out the UK’s largest ever fraud, losing £1.4 billion in bad deals which nearly brought down a major international bank, was jailed for seven years today.”

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The Independent, 20th November 2012

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Margaret Moran received £53,000 in bogus MP expenses, jury finds -The Guardian

Posted November 14th, 2012 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament, supervision orders by sally

“Margaret Moran, former Labour MP for Luton South, received more than £53,000 in fraudulent expenses, a jury has found, despite her being mentally unfit to stand trial.”

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The Guardian, 13th November 2012

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City trader Nicholas Levene gets 13-year sentence for £32m Ponzi scam – The Guardian

Posted November 6th, 2012 in confiscation, false accounting, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

“He was the very embodiment of the flash City trader – a self-made millionaire who rode the wave of the 1980s big bang to become a financial player famed for throwing lavish parties attended by celebrities and leading business figures.”

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The Guardian, 5th November 2012

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Peers jailed for expenses fraud ordered to pay back £188,000 – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 27th, 2012 in expenses, false accounting, fraud, news, peerages & dignities, repayment by sally

“Two Tory peers jailed for fraudulently claiming thousands of pounds of parliamentary expenses have been ordered to pay back £188,000.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th September 2012

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Asil Nadir jailed for ten years for ‘theft on a grand scale’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted August 23rd, 2012 in false accounting, fraud, news, sentencing, Serious Fraud Office, theft by sally

“Former fugitive Asil Nadir has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of stealing more than £28 million from his Polly Peck business empire.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd August 2012

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Banker Lorna Keary jailed for £127,000 fraud – The Independent

Posted March 12th, 2012 in banking, confiscation, false accounting, fraud, loans, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

“A bank manager has been jailed for three years after being found guilty of siphoning off tens of thousands of pounds to fund her lifestyle.”

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The Independent, 9th March 2012

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MPs’ expenses: Margaret Moran ‘not fit to stand trial’, court told – The Guardian

Posted December 16th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, fitness to plead, mental health, news, parliament by tracey

“Judge to decide on whether former Labour MP accused of falsely claiming £80,000 expenses should face trial.”

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The Guardian, 15th December 2011

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MPs’ expenses: jailed trio ordered to pay back legal costs – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 16th, 2011 in costs, expenses, false accounting, news, parliament, repayment by tracey

“Three former Labour MPs who were jailed for fiddling their expenses have been ordered to pay back a total of £125,000 – less than half of the money spent on their court cases.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th December 2011

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Two peers jailed for expenses fraud facing Lords ban – BBC News

Posted November 4th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament, peerages & dignities by tracey

“Two peers convicted of expenses fraud should be suspended from the House of Lords, a key committee has said.”

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BBC News, 4th November 2011

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Children’s charity fraudster Howard Rose jailed – BBC News

Posted October 7th, 2011 in abuse of position of trust, false accounting, news, sentencing, theft by sally

“A ‘heartless’ charity administrator who took more than £76,000 from a fund for sick children has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 6th October 2011

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Financial watchdog launches probe into bank’s failure to spot UBS rogue trader – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 19th, 2011 in banking, false accounting, financial regulation, fraudulent trading, news by tracey

“The Financial Services Authority and its Swiss counterpart have ordered a ‘comprehensive, independent investigation’ into the events surrounding trading losses at the bank’s London operations.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th September 2011

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Lord Hanningfield jailed for nine months for fiddling parliamentary expenses – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 1st, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, parliament, sentencing by tracey

“Former Tory peer Lord Hanningfield has jailed for nine months after being found guilty of fiddling his parliamentary expenses.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st July 2011

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Asil Nadir is granted legal aid to fight theft charges – The Guardian

Posted June 8th, 2011 in false accounting, legal aid, news, theft by tracey

“Former billionaire could be entitled to claim up to £145 an hour in court costs under means-testing procedures introduced in 2010.”

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The Guardian, 8th June 2011

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Ex-Tory peer Lord Taylor jailed for expenses fraud – BBC News

Posted May 31st, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, sentencing by sally

“Ex-Tory peer Lord Taylor of Warwick has been jailed for 12 months for falsely claiming £11,277 in parliamentary expenses.”

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BBC News, 31st May 2011

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Lord Hanningfield found guilty of expenses fraud – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 26th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament by sally

“Former Tory peer Lord Hanningfield has been found guilty of fiddling his parliamentary expenses.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th May 2011

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Jury set to retire in Lord Hanningfield expenses trial – BBC News

Posted May 26th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament by sally

“The jury in the case of a Conservative peer accused of expenses fraud is due to retire to consider its verdict on Thursday.”

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BBC News, 25th May 2011

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Elliot Morley jailed for cheating his expenses – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 20th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament, sentencing by tracey

“Elliot Morley became the first former minister to be jailed for cheating his expenses when he was sentenced to 16 months today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 20th May 2011

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Hogan Lovells dismisses senior litigator over £1m of false expenses – The Lawyer

Posted May 18th, 2011 in dismissal, expenses, false accounting, news, solicitors by tracey

“Hogan Lovells senior litigator Christopher Grierson has been dismissed from the partnership after claiming over £1m in false expenses over the course of four years.”

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The Lawyer, 17th May 2011

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