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VW FINED $2.8 BILLION IN US OVER EMISSIONS TEST FRAUD

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Volkswagen has been ordered to pay a $2.8billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests - the largest fine ever imposed by the government on an automaker. Federal Judge Sean Cox called the cheating "a case of deliberate, massive fraud perpetrated by VW managemen...
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FORMER SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT CHARGED WITH 18 OFFENCES IN SAMSUNG SCANDAL

South Korean prosecutors have indicted former President Park Geun-hye on 18 charges, including bribery and coercion, over ...
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SHELL ADMITS DEALING WITH MONEY LAUNDERER IN NIGERIA

Emails have revealed that Shell were negotiating with Dan Etete, who was later convicted of money laundering in another ca...
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SFO DELAYS DECISION ON CHARGES REGARDING BARCLAYS' FUNDRAISING IN QATAR

Decisions about charges regarding Barclays' emergency fundraising in Qatar may not come before May. The Serious Fraud Offi...
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TESCO TO PAY £129M IN DPA FOR MISREPORTING

Tesco has reached a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) that will see it pay £129M f...
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ESTATE AGENTS TO FACE GREATER MONEY LAUNDERING CHECKS

A new watchdog for the property market will be created next year to oversee the UK’s Anti Money Laundering (AML) regulat...
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DECISION DUE ON CHARGES REGARDING BARCLAYS AND QATAR

At least eight former senior officials have been treated as suspects as part of the five-year investigation into two "advi...
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SAMSUNG HEIR ON TRIAL FOR BRIBERY AND EMBEZZLEMENT

Samsung heir and vice chairman Lee Jae-Yong will go on trial for bribery and embezzlement this week....


FCA REVIEWING HSBC’S MONEY LAUNDERING CONTROLS

HSBC is being probed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) over concerns about its anti-money lau...


AIRBUS AND EUROFIGHTER ACCUSED OVER AUSTRIAN JET DEAL

The Austrian defence ministry has filed a new criminal complaint in the investigation into bribery a...


FOUNDERS OF PANAMA PAPERS LAW FIRM ARRESTED AND BAILED IN CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION

The two founders of Panama-based Mossack Fonseca were detained following allegations they played a p...


HBOS FORCED TO PAY COMPENSATION TO FRAUD VICTIMS?

MP’s are calling on the owners of HBOS, Lloyds Banking Group, to pay compensation to victims of a ...


HBOS BANKERS AMONG SIX CONVICTED OVER MULTI-MILLION POUND FRAUD AND BRIBERY OPERATION

Six people, including two former HBOS bankers, have been found guilty of bribery and fraud that cost...