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NEWS 1 September 2016

French investigators have raided Google’s Paris headquarters, saying the company is being investigated for aggravated financial fraud and organised money laundering
By Azizur Rahman.
In a major escalation of France’s long-running enquiry into Google’s tax affairs, magistrates revealed that the company is suspected of evading taxes by failing to declare the full extent of its activities in the country. Read more

NEWS 17 June 2016

A report by the Crown Prosecution Inspectorate says that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) would benefit from major organisational changes
By Azizur Rahman.
The report says that the SFO has improved since Director David Green took over in 2012. Read more

NEWS 17 June 2016

Fraud is costing the UK economy an estimated £193 billion a year
By Azizur Rahman.
According to PKF Littlejohn’s Annual Fraud Indicator, the fraud amounts to £144bn in the private sector, £37.5bn in the public sector, £10bn affecting individuals and £1.83 bn being taken out of charities. Read more

NEWS 17 June 2016

A senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) official has said he takes allegations of illegal payments to help Tokyo secure the 2020 Games seriously
By Azizur Rahman.
But John Coates, chairman of the IOC's Tokyo 2020 coordination commission, said his body would not conduct its own investigation. Read more

NEWS 17 June 2016

India is set to ask the UK to extradite former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi over money laundering allegations
By Azizur Rahman.
The country’s External Affairs Ministry is making final checks on the extradition request before formally sending it to the UK. Read more

NEWS 25 May 2016

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into Rolls-Royce has widened to take in allegations of corruption in Nigeria
By Azizur Rahman.
The SFO has been investigating bribery claims relating to Rolls-Royce in Brazil, Indonesia and China. Read more

NEWS 25 May 2016

Small businesses are being warned to be on the look-out for so-called overseas investors looking to trick them into laundering money
By Azizur Rahman.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s (NFIB) Proactive Intelligence Team says that money launderers based abroad are emailing or phoning UK firms saying they want to invest in their businesses. Read more