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NEWS 6 September 2017

TESCO EXECUTIVES’ TRIAL ADJOURNED
By Azizur Rahman.
The trial of three former senior executives of Tesco who are accused of fraud and false accounting has been adjourned. Read more

NEWS 1 September 2017

TESCO TO PAY COMPENSATION OVER MISREPORTING OF PROFITS
By Azizur Rahman.
Tesco has opened its £85m compensation scheme for shareholders who lost money after being misled by the company's overstatement of profits three years ago. Read more

NEWS 1 September 2017

VW ENGINEER JAILED FOR EMISSIONS FRAUD
By Azizur Rahman.
A Volkswagen engineer has been jailed for 40 months and ordered to pay a $200,000 fine for his role in emissions test cheating. Read more

NEWS 1 September 2017

SAMSUNG HEIR LEE TO APPEAL AGAINST HIS FIVE-YEAR SENTENCE FOR BRIBERY
By Azizur Rahman.
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong is appealing against his five-year jail sentence for bribery and other offences. Read more

NEWS 23 August 2017

BELGIUM NAMED EUROPE’S MOST LENIENT COUNTRY ON MONEY LAUNDERING
By Azizur Rahman.
Belgium's anti-money laundering (AML) penalties have been highlighted as the most lenient in the European Union. Read more

NEWS 23 August 2017

CEO CONVICTED OF FRAUD COSTING INVESTORS $750M
By Azizur Rahman.
A former chief executive officer of US medical device company ArthroCare Corporation has been convicted of helping orchestrate a fraud scheme that led to shareholder losses of over $750 million. Read more

NEWS 23 August 2017

AUSTRALIA TO EXTEND MONEY LAUNDERING RULES
By Azizur Rahman.
Australia is to extend its anti-money laundering (AML) rules to cover domestic digital currency exchanges. Read more

NEWS 17 August 2017

PETROFAC CREATES A COMPLIANCE BOARD
By Azizur Rahman.
UK oilfield services firm Petrofac is to establish a compliance and ethics board while it continues to be investigated for fraud. Read more

NEWS 17 August 2017

SFO TO DECIDE ON ROLLS-ROYCE CHARGES IN 2018
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) expects to decide next year whether to file criminal charges regarding its bribery investigation into Rolls-Royce. Read more

NEWS 9 August 2017

“MOST HATED MAN’’ SHKRELI CONVICTED OF FRAUD
By Azizur Rahman.
Former pharmaceutical chief executive Martin Shkreli, once dubbed America’s most hated man, has been found guilty of three counts of securities fraud after being investigated by the FBI. Read more

NEWS 9 August 2017

BANK ACCUSED OF ALLOWING AUTOMATED DEPOSIT MACHINES TO AID MONEY LAUNDERING
By Azizur Rahman.
Australia’s Commonwealth Bank is accused of 53,700 breaches of anti-money laundering laws for failing to act on suspicions that its intelligent deposit machines were used by drug syndicates. Read more

NEWS 9 August 2017

PROSECUTORS SEEK 12 YEARS JAIL FOR SAMSUNG HEIR IN BRIBERY TRIAL
By Azizur Rahman.
South Korean prosecutors are seeking a 12-year jail sentence for Lee Jae-yong, heir to the Samsung empire, over his alleged involvement in large-scale bribery Lee has taken to the witness stand for the first time since his trial began in April. Read more

NEWS 9 August 2017

BAT SAYS IT WILL COOPERATE WITH SFO OVER AFRICAN BRIBERY ALLEGATIONS
By Azizur Rahman.
British American Tobacco (BAT) has stated that it intends to fully cooperate with a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) investigation into allegations it paid bribes in East Africa. Read more

NEWS 2 August 2017

RIO TINTO INVESTIGATED BY SFO
By Azizur Rahman.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened a corruption investigation into Rio Tinto’s activities in Guinea, nine months after the mining giant reported itself to authorities in the UK and the US. Read more