Fraud

What might Brexit mean for the fight against money laundering?

14 January 2019 18:08

Looking at the past year, it’s evident that 2018 saw some incredibly high-profile cases of money laundering. For offenders to…

Did the homeless man who stole a marathon medal really deserve a jail sentence?

22 June 2018 16:25

I can think of many people who deserve to be in jail but perhaps not Stanislaw Skupien. The homeless Pole was…

Rio Tinto’s colossal corporate cock-up

26 October 2017 13:33

Another week, another blue-chip in the dock. The US Securities and Exchange Commission has brought fraud charges against London-based mining…

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Fraud hotspots revealed by Which?

16 June 2017 10:32

Norfolk is the dating fraud capital of England and Wales, Surrey is the hotspot for investment scams, and mid-Wales suffers cold…

Don’t let cyber criminals steal your money – take steps to protect your finances

23 May 2017 13:33

It’s the modern malaise: online fraud. In a world where so many of our transactions happen over the internet, it’s…

A.D. Harvey in The Spectator – a little tribute to Eric Naiman’s ‘When Dickens met Dostoevsky’

19 April 2013 15:22

Beginning with what he finds to be a rather implausible account of a meeting between Dickens and Dostoevsky, Eric Naiman’s…

The dark side of the Big Society

24 February 2012 8:56

The A4e scandal is getting worse. Emma Harrison has quit as David Cameron’s back-to-work tsar, the police are still investigating…