8th November 2016
Royal Bank of Scotland is to compensate up to 12,000 small business customers that it allegedly mistreated in the wake of the financial crisis. Read More
7th November 2016
The UK’s competition regulator has found evidence that online retailers are colluding and scamming buyers out of money by agreeing to not compete or undercut each other’s prices. Read More
3rd November 2016
Drunk driving cases closed even before blood analysis reports were filed, reports that went missing and incorrect statements were some of the damning findings made by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate in a probe into corruption in drunk driving cases in Durban. Ipid spokesman Moses Dlamini said on Wednesday the… Read More
13th October 2016
Britain will give law enforcement agencies the power to force suspected criminals to explain the source of their wealth under new legislation published on Thursday. The government said the Criminal Finances Bill, which is subject to parliament’s approval, would introduce “unexplained wealth orders”, under which those who are not able… Read More
30th September 2016
A court heard the gang were caught following a raid by police officers at a house in Leeds as one of the men was carrying a holdall stuffed with £100,000 in cash. Leeds Crown Court heard the four defendants were part of a sophisticated criminal enterprise known as ‘cuckoo smurfing’,… Read More
28th September 2016
Two dozen alleged gang members have been indicted on federal racketeering and other charges after an investigation determined they oversaw a violent drug operation in Baltimore City and County that was associated with murder, extortion, witness intimidation, money laundering and other crimes, prosecutors said Tuesday. Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Read More
On 7 July the National Crime Agency published its “Cyber Crime Assessment 2016 – need for a stronger law enforcement and business partnership to fight cyber crime”. In this article, Neill Blundell, Head of the Fraud & Investigations Group at Eversheds and Jason Williamson, Eversheds Associate, consider (i) the growth in cyber crime, (ii) the challenges business face as a consequence and (iii) the practical steps businesses can take to enhance their defences against cyber-criminal activity. Read More
1st September 2016
As many as 27 journalists have been murdered in India in direct retaliation for their work since 1992, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a non-profit organisation based in New York. The CPJ’s latest report, ‘Dangerous pursuit: In India, journalists who cover corruption may pay with their lives’,… Read More
22nd August 2016
CMED (Pvt) Ltd officials have been accused of collecting fuel from the National Oil Infrastructure Company (NOIC) reportedly for Government business, only to divert it to private service stations for resale, prejudicing the State of millions of dollars in revenue. Government departments collect fuel from NOIC… Read More
10th August 2016
Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) officials say they have preserved ties with major U.S. banks despite the use of one of its branches in Manila by cyber criminals to funnel $81 million stolen from the Bangladesh central bank’s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The money was… Read More