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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Elliot Morley faces jail after admitting MPs’ expenses fraud – The Guardian

Posted April 8th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament by sally

“The former Labour minister Elliot Morley faces a prison sentence after pleading guilty to dishonestly claiming more than £30,000 in parliamentary expenses relating to false mortgage claims.”

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The Guardian, 7th April 2011

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Former MP Jim Devine jailed for 16 months over expenses – BBC News

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

“Ex-Labour MP Jim Devine has been jailed for 16 months for fraudulently claiming £8,385 in expenses.”

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BBC News, 31st March 2011

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David Chaytor loses appeal to reduce jail sentence for expenses fraud – The Guardian

Posted March 23rd, 2011 in appeals, expenses, false accounting, news, sentencing by sally

“Former Labour MP David Chaytor has lost an appeal to reduce his prison sentence for fiddling parliamentary expenses as senior judges ruled he had inflicted ‘serious damage’ to our ‘priceless democratic system’ and could have received an even longer jail term.”

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The Guardian, 23rd March 2011

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David Chaytor seeks cut in prison sentence – The Guardian

Posted March 22nd, 2011 in appeals, expenses, false accounting, news, sentencing by sally

“The former Labour MP David Chaytor has launched a high court bid to reduce his 18-month prison sentence for fiddling his parliamentary expenses.”

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The Guardian, 22nd March 2011

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MPs’ expenses: David Chaytor to challenge sentence – BBC News

Posted February 24th, 2011 in appeals, expenses, false accounting, news, sentencing by sally

“Former Labour MP David Chaytor has launched a bid to challenge his jail sentence for fiddling his expenses.”

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BBC News, 23rd February 2011

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MPs’ expenses: Eric Illsley jailed for 12 months – The Guardian

Posted February 10th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament, sentencing by sally

“The former Labour MP Eric Illsley has been jailed for 12 months at Southwark crown court after pleading guilty to charges of false accounting concerning nearly £14,500 in parliamentary expenses.”

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The Guardian, 10th February 2011

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Sports editor jailed for £370k scam – The Independent

Posted February 7th, 2011 in false accounting, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

“A former sports editor was jailed today after defrauding a national newspaper of more than £370,000.”

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The Independent, 7th February 2011

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Lord Taylor found guilty of expenses fraud – The Guardian

Posted January 25th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament, peerages & dignities by sally

“Lord Taylor of Warwick today became the first peer to be convicted in connection with the parliamentary expenses investigation, when a jury found him guilty of dishonestly claiming £11,277 in allowances.”

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The Guardian, 25th January 2011

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MPs’ expenses: David Chaytor sentenced to 18 months in prison for false accounting – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 7th, 2011 in expenses, false accounting, news, parliament, sentencing by sally

“The former Labour MP David Chaytor has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for falsifying his expenses claims.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th January 2011

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