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Rahman Ravelli warns of the potential for fraud in coronavirus humanitarian aid efforts

1 May 2020

Posted in: Bribery & Corruption.
With expectations that the Covid-19 pandemic may prompt fraud that leads to a large number of major investigations, Rahman Ravelli outlined the situation for Law 360.

It explained that Serious Fraud Office investigations into charitable and humanitarian work are nothing new. But it explained that the circumstances brought about by coronavirus may well lead to humanitarian aid efforts being vulnerable to corruption during the pandemic. It also warned about a possible rise in fake investment schemes.
It's comments were used in an article by Law 360 that looked at the range of crime that the pandemic may encourage and the challenges faced by the authorities. It can be read here.