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.
The fraud epidemic in the UK is now a national security threat, warns a venerable think tank.
In his latest podcast interview, Martin Kenney discusses the most effective strategies in fraud cases, including tips on building an investigation in secret, employing criminal law alongside civil remedies, and the impact of fraud upon victims.
Martin Kenney will be the keynote interviewee during the second day of the forthcoming virtual ACFE’s Fraud Conference Canada on Monday 2nd November.
See Martin Kenney interviewed by the IBRA in Brazil about the BVI during the coronavirus pandemic and the numerous fraud cases he and the firm are tackling.
Only a relatively small number of companies are set up as vehicles for fraud, so the UK’s relaxing of its wrongful trading rules – while companies struggle with cashflow during the Covid-19 pandemic – is to be welcomed.
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.