Subsidies to the rich cost us much more than benefit fraud
Economic And Financial Crime
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Friday 16 August 2013
'Insufficient evidence' of criminal misconduct says Met police as Tory MP lambasts 'incompetent HR management'
Friday 26 July 2013
US prosecutors mounted an aggressive legal assault on the giant SAC Capital hedge fund yesterday, alleging in a rare criminal case that insider trading "was substantial, pervasive and on a scale without known precedent in the hedge fund industry".
Thursday 11 July 2013
Public Security Ministry announcement says GSK executives paid off healthcare staff to persuade them to prescribe drugs
British firms rapped over virtually identical responses to consultations over reforms to way they are governed
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Shareholder voting advisor Pirc has attacked British companies for producing virtually identical responses to consultations on a series of crucial reforms to the way they are governed.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Worldwide pressure is growing on governments to find a solution to the withdrawal of banking to money service companies, which is hitting hard-pressed communities in Somalia.
Monday 24 June 2013
Fears over the current level of tax evasion and its effect on the economy are overblown, the UK law firm Pinsent Masons has claimed, as new analysis shows the number of serious cases being investigated by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has plummeted over the last two years.
Friday 21 June 2013
The death penalty is usually imposed for corruption and other economic crimes
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Police are seeking greater powers to pursue wealthy criminals across Europe who skip the country to avoid jail without paying back millions of pounds of criminal assets.
Wednesday 19 June 2013
High-denomination notes vital for cash-only crime business that relies on huge cross-border financial transfers
Wednesday 12 June 2013
The chances are that the recent shutdown of the payment service Liberty Reserve didn't impinge much on your consciousness, unless you have a habit of making no-questions-asked transactions online.
Thursday 23 May 2013
The new City watchdog issued a statement of intent today, slapping a £3 million fine on JPMorgan’s wealth management arm.
Thursday 18 April 2013
Senate blocks checks on gun owners
Tuesday 16 April 2013
A multimillion-dollar horse breeding operation run from an Oklahoma ranch was actually a front by a notorious Mexican cartel to launder millions of dollars in drug money, prosecutors have alleged.
Saturday 13 April 2013
In theory, the “fit and proper” test set by the City watchdog is a tough examination of the attributes of candidates whom banks put forward for the most sensitive of roles. But figures out yesterday reveal that nearly everyone passes. The regulator stopped just 30 applications from 227,000 – a rejection rate of only 0.013 per cent – in the last six years.
Friday 05 April 2013
Prudential boss Tidjane Thiam was today handed a £7.8 million pay package by the insurer, just days after he received an embarrassing censure from the Financial Services Authority.
Apple has been hit by complaints about the 1.1GB download
Much-loved cartoon character returns - without Sir David Jason
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Matt Smith is set to join cast of the Jane Austen classic - with a twist
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
- 2 Scottish independence: Learn from Quebec's mistakes and beware of promises. Vote Yes.
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 5 Have you heard about the film Singapore has banned its people from watching? Well, you have now