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BRAZIL AND US INVESTIGATE QATARI PAYMENT’S LINK TO WORLD CUP

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Authorities in the US and Brazil are investigating whether a $22 million payment by Qatar is linked to the vote for hosting the 2022 World Cup. The payment was made to an account that the Brazilian justice ministry and the FBI believe is linked to the Brazilian Football Federation’s former chief, ...
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SFO USE OF EXPERT WITNESS BRANDED A “DEBACLE’’ BY APPEAL COURT

The Serious Fraud Office’s use of an expert witness who lacked expertise has been described as a “debacle’’ by the...
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SWISS SAY JP MORGAN BROKE MONEY LAUNDERING RULES

Switzerland’s financial markets authority FINMA has found that JP Morgan’s Swiss subsidiary broke anti-money launderin...
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FORMER IMF HEAD CHARGED WITH FRAUD

A Spanish court has ordered the former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to stand trial for fraud. Rodrigo Rat...
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SFO CHARGES TWO IN UNAOIL INVESTIGATION

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has charged two businessmen with corruption following a criminal investigation into alleged...
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FRAUD COSTS THE UK £190 BILLION A YEAR

Fraud has become the most common criminal offence in the UK, with it costing £190 billion a year. According to research b...
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BRITISH SHELL COMPANIES ALLEGED TO HAVE LAUNDERED £80 BILLION

British shell companies have been linked to 52 money laundering scandals involving £80 billion over the past 14 years, ac...
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FRAUD PROSECUTIONS FALLING

The number of fraud prosecutions in the UK is falling. Figures released by the Ministry of Justice s...


FORMER ROLLS-ROYCE EXECS ADMIT BRIBERY

Two former Rolls-Royce executives have pleaded guilty to charges in the United States that they orga...


UK PEER CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION INTO HSBC’S POSSIBLE ROLE IN SOUTH AFRICAN CORRUPTION

HSBC should be investigated for "possible criminal complicity" over corruption allegations in South ...


HIGH-PROFILE ARRESTS IN HUGE SAUDI CORRUPTION CRACKDOWN

Eleven princes, four ministers and many former ministers have been detained in Saudi Arabia as an an...


RED CROSS SAYS IT LOST $6M TO FRAUD BY ITS OFFICIALS

The Red Cross estimates that fraud by its officials during the Ebola outbreak cost it an estimated $...


DENTISTS, GP’S, STAFF AND PATIENTS ACCUSED OF HUGE NHS FRAUD

Dentists, GP’s, staff and patients are among those to blame for an annual health service fraud bil...