Archive for the 'fraud' Category

Three Norfolk men jailed for £1m telecoms fraud – BBC News

“Three men have been jailed for their part in a £1m telecoms fraud, said to be one of the biggest in Britain.”

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BBC News, 27th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Woman jailed for £100,000 fraud – The Independent

“A legal executive was jailed for two-and-a-half years today after admitting defrauding four elderly clients out of more than £100,000, police said.”

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The Independent, 20th April 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

New rules for migrant church weddings – Daily Telegraph

“The tradition of reading church banns is to be dropped for migrant weddings as part of a new drive to combat bogus marriages.”

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Daily Telegraph, 12th April 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Uxbridge legal adviser is jailed over immigration fraud – UK Border Agency

“”An immigration advisor has been jailed for 6 years for helping submit fraudulent visa applications, following an investigation by the UK Border Agency’s West London immigration crime team.”

Full press release

UK Border Agency, 31st March 2011

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

Fraudsters jailed for £140,000 injury law scam – Law Society’s Gazette

“Six fraudsters were jailed last week for fronting a fake claims company that defrauded 19 personal injury law firms of almost £140,000.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 31st March 2011

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Serious Fraud Office vows to pursue corrupt foreign companies – The Guardian

“The head of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is at loggerheads with ministers who are seeking to exempt overseas companies from Britain’s new Bribery Act.”

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The Guardian, 25th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Sheffield wedding party sentenced – UK Border Agency

“A wedding party arrested in Sheffield city centre last September as part of a nationwide crackdown have been jailed.”

Full press release

UK Border Agency, 22nd April 2011

Source: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk


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