The crimes linked to the COVID-19 pandemic are particularly insidious. The EU is preparing to battle this fraud and corruption by setting up a new European Public Prosecutor’s Office.
We are sitting on an immense COVID-fraud timebomb, which governments will struggle to resolve, warns Martin Kenney.
The continuing ramifications of the Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme reminds us that in the battle against corruption, it’s time actions were matched to words.
The problem with the Serious Fraud Office is that it has constantly tried to over-hype itself and then under-delivered, argues our Senior Investigator, Tony McClements.
With new vaccines finally coming online and the impact of extended lockdowns and better testing regimes, there is finally some light at the end of the tunnel after the terrible year that was 2020.
The fraud epidemic in the UK is now a national security threat, warns a venerable think tank.
The UK’s tax authorities should be congratulated on levying large fines against businesses that have breached strict anti-money laundering regulations.
You can now read our consultant solicitor Shaun Reardon-John on why pre-action asset investigation and preservation is going to be crucial during the Coronavirus crisis. In issue 1 of ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE magazine.
Asset recovery is a term generally used to describe efforts made by a victim of a crime, usually a fraud, to get his or her stolen value back. It is a burgeoning area of practice, in major part because the quantum of value stolen and the overall risk has increased so much over the last 25 years.