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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Three former Barclays bankers charged over Libor fraud in Britain

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 08:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Former Barclays bankers charged over Libor fraud Three former employees of banking giant Barclays have been charged in connection with the Libor interest rate-rigging scandal, Britain’s Serious Fraud Office said in a statement on Monday. The scandal over Libor, an interest rate at the heart of the global economy, has badly damaged the reputation ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Two arrested in UK fraud probe into Rolls-Royce’s China dealings

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 07:58pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Fraud arrests over China dealings of Rolls-Royce Two men have been arrested in London as part of an investigation into aerospace and defence group Rolls-Royce's dealings in China and Indonesia. "In connection with a Serious Fraud Office [SFO] investigation, we can confirm a number of search warrants have been executed at various properties in London ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Live streaming of child sexual abuse online a growing trend, Britain's crime agency says

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:06pm by GDN

    ... and harvesting of confidential data against commercial business systems. Most of the heroin consumed in Britain originates in Afghanistan, where opium poppy production is once again booming, ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Bid to cheat UK taxman with film scam lands five in jail

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... was an extraordinary scheme created to attack the public purse," said Sue Patten, head of fraud at the Crown Prosecution Service. There was no suggestion that Irons or Sharif were involved. ...

  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London home prices at new high on economic recovery, market stimulus

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 05:14am by Bloomberg

    ... at Rightmove. "The mass property market is starting to unlock after years of being handcuffed by fragile consumer confidence and a lack of low-deposit mortgages." Price growth in London last ...

  6. Property - International - BRITAIN

    British house prices still rising

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 05:16am by Bloomberg

    ... cent. "Demand continues to be supported by record-low interest rates, improved credit availability and rising consumer confidence thanks to the healthy gains in employment," said ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    TV chef Nigella Lawson attacks ‘sideshow’ of drug claims

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 05:48pm by The Guardian in London

    ... The Guardian in London Cook whose cocaine use was revealed in trial says she is disappointed by acquittal of former assistants Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo on fraud charges Nigella ... not guilty of a £685,000 fraud on household accounts. Lawson, 53, issued a statement saying she was “disappointed but unsurprised” at the verdicts in a case in which she was a key prosecution witness ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    China conservationist Li Quan and husband 'abused tiger charity cash'

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 10:07pm by Peter Simpson

    ... over the couple's immense wealth. I did not regard it as fraud … my husband told me it was one and the same LI QUAN, CONSERVATIONIST Li claims she is entitled to more of the couple's ... all the time," she said. "I did not regard it as fraud because my husband told me it was one and the same. I am not a financial person. I am not an accountant," the court heard. ...

  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Ex-UBS trader gets seven-year jail term for US$2.3b fraud

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London UBS trader guilty of US$2.3b fraud Former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli was convicted and sentenced to seven years in jail yesterday for the biggest fraud in British history, ... said others knew what he was doing and did not disapprove. Adoboli pleaded not guilty to two charges of fraud by abuse of position covering the period from October 2008 to his arrest ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British bribery case against billionaire Victor Dahdaleh collapses

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:41am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London US$67m bribery trial of billionaire collapses One of Britain's biggest corruption trials in years came to an abrupt halt yesterday when the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) called off the prosecution of Canadian-British billionaire Victor Dahdaleh in a further setback for its already tarnished reputation. The SFO said it offered no evidence against Dahdaleh, ...




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