Fraud

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

‘Slip-and-trip’ fraudster pretended to stumble over juice cartons in supermarket

‘Slip-and-trip’ fraudster pretended to stumble over juice cartons in supermarket

‘Slip-and-trip’ fraudster pretended to stumble over juice cartons in supermarket

A so-called slip-and-trip fraudster has been given a suspended prison sentence after an insurance firm brought what is thought to be the first private prosecution of its kind in the UK.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Christopher Davies

Tory MP admits submitting false expenses invoices

Tory MP admits submitting false expenses invoices

Tory MP Christopher Davies has admitted submitting two false expenses invoices. 

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Benefit cheat caught after being filmed running at Crufts dog show

Benefit cheat caught after being filmed running at Crufts dog show

Benefit cheat caught after being filmed running at Crufts dog show

A woman who was paid £12,500 in fraudulent disability benefits has been given a 12-month community order after being filmed running at a dog show.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Kevin Cairns

Conman jailed for swindling dying father

Conman jailed for swindling dying father

A conman who swindled a terminally-ill father out of £12,500 has been jailed for four years.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Woman jailed over fraudulent Grenfell and terror attack insurance claims

Woman jailed over fraudulent Grenfell and terror attack insurance claims

Woman jailed over fraudulent Grenfell and terror attack insurance claims

A woman who made dozens of fraudulent insurance claims totalling nearly £180,000, including ones relating to the Grenfell Tower fire, Manchester bombing and Borough Market terrorist attack, has been jailed for three years.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Monday, November 19, 2018

NHS could ‘quite possibly’ face litigation over fake psychiatrist, says doctor

NHS could ‘quite possibly’ face litigation over fake psychiatrist, says doctor

NHS could ‘quite possibly’ face litigation over fake psychiatrist, says doctor

Dr Mike Smith has said that it was “quite possible” that the NHS could face litigation after a woman faked qualifications and was allowed to practice as a psychiatrist for 22 years.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Patisserie Valerie finance chief arrested on suspicion of fraud

Patisserie Valerie finance chief arrested on suspicion of fraud

Patisserie Valerie finance chief arrested on suspicion of fraud

The suspended finance chief of Patisserie Valerie has been arrested on suspicion of fraud.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

Former Kensington council worker who stole money from Grenfell fund jailed

Former Kensington council worker who stole money from Grenfell fund jailed

Former Kensington council worker who stole money from Grenfell fund jailed

Jenny McDonagh, who worked for Kensington and Chelsea Council and defrauded the Grenfell survivors' fund of thousands for herself, has been jailed for five years

Soup kitchen founder says falling victim to 'fraudulent' fundraiser was 'heartbreaking'

Soup kitchen founder says falling victim to 'fraudulent' fundraiser was 'heartbreaking'

Charity founder: Falling victim to 'fraudulent' fundraiser was 'heartbreaking'

Solomon Smith, founder of Brixton Soup Kitchen, alleges that Vertigo Child Solutions offered to fundraise for his charity, but that he never received the funds. Police are investigating allegations of fraud

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Fundraiser guilty of keeping money collected for Lee Rigby’s son

Fundraiser guilty of keeping money collected for Lee Rigby’s son

Fundraiser guilty of keeping money collected for Lee Rigby’s son

A fundraiser who pocketed cash collected for the young son of murdered soldier Lee Rigby has been found guilty of two counts of fraud.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Fraudster jailed for claiming father died in Grenfell fire

Fraudster jailed for claiming father died in Grenfell fire

Mohammad Gamoota claimed his father died in the tragedy last year.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Woman jailed for fraud after taking money from victim she was caring for

Woman jailed for fraud after taking money from victim she was caring for

Woman jailed for fraud after taking money from victim she was caring for

Lesley Smith was supposed to look after the finances of an elderly woman, however used the money herself

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Msokeri claimed to have lost her husband at Grenfell - even though she isn't married

Grenfell Tower 'survivor' Joyce Msokeri found guilty of fraud

Grenfell Tower 'survivor' Joyce Msokeri found guilty of fraud

Msokeri posed as survivor and invented a dead husband to boost her claim

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Mueller investigation: 'Donald Trump won't be trembling in his shoes, but he may be concerned'

Mueller investigation: 'Donald Trump won't be trembling in his shoes, but he may be concerned'

Mueller investigation: 'Donald Trump won't be trembling in his shoes yet'

Robert Mueller has filed 32 new fraud charges against two of Trump's campaign staff

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

The incident happened in December

London man conned 92-year-old victim out of £10,000

London man conned 92-year-old victim out of £10,000

Man claimed he worked for the Barclays Fraud Squad

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Ronaldo is one of the highest-paid football players in the world

Former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo should be in prison, says Spanish financial crime tsar

Cristiano Ronaldo should be in prison, says Spanish financial crime tsar

Ronaldo publishes image apparently mocking the claim

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Former polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs handed five year prison sentence over fraud and escape

Former polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs handed five-year prison sentence over fraud and escape

Former polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs handed five-year prison sentence

Lyle Jeffs was accused of moving around $11million (£8.2 million) worth of food stamp benefits

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Australian same-sex marriage voting envelopes sent back with razor blades inside

Australian same-sex marriage survey: Voting envelopes sent back with razor blades inside

Razor blades found in same-sex marriage voting envelopes in Australia

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has also said some envelopes have been sent back with dirt inside

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

All three men were caught as the result of an investigation by the Met’s Flying Squad

Slough gang who faked £7 million robbery jailed for 23 years

Gang who faked £7 million robbery jailed for 23 years

Gang left one of its members tied up on the motorway

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Michael Harrington exploited his position to steal £80,000

Police detective admits stealing £80,000 from outbound travellers at Heathrow Airport

Police detective admits stealing £80,000 from travellers at Heathrow Airport

Michael Harrington kept the money for himself rather than storing it

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Court rules South African President Jacob Zuma should face corruption charges

Court rules South African President Jacob Zuma should face corruption charges

Court rules South African President Jacob Zuma should face corruption charges

The Supreme Court of Appeal agreed with a lower court ruling of prosecutors bringing back charges relating to an arms deal in 1999

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Johnston targeted elderly and vulnerable people

George Johnston: Fake exterminator who used dead squirrel to trick elderly people jailed for fraud

Kent fraudster who used dead squirrel to trick elderly people jailed

Johnston scammed unsuspecting residents into thinking they had pest infestations in their homes

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Gopinath Setivarahalli pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud (Met Police)

Fraudster Gopinath Setivarahalli jailed for conning woman out of £49,000 with 'wealthy businessman' act

Fraudster jailed for conning woman out of £49,000 with 'wealthy businessman' act

Setivarahalli convinced his victim he was a successful technology entrepreneur and investor

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The Grenfell Tower disaster has prompted a number of fraudulent claims

Surrey woman Joyce Msokeri charged with fraud for posing as Grenfell Tower survivor

Surrey woman charged with Grenfell Tower fraud

Joyce Msokeri charged with six counts of fraud and will appear in court today (September 5)

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

London police officer convicted of fraud

Reshat Kemal: London police officer who promised to invest victims' money convicted of fraud

London police officer who promised to invest victims' money convicted of fraud

PC Reshat Kemal pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation at Southwark Crown Court

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suspected of fraud, bribery and breach of trust

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suspected of fraud and bribery, police confirm

Israeli leader Netanyahu suspected of fraud and bribery, police confirm

Benjamin Netanyahu allegedly accepted bribes form a Hollywood billionaire and offered commercial favours to a newspaper owner

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Fraudsters contact victims about fake goods and unnecessary services'

Grenfell Tower: Fraudsters cashing in on grief by contacting victims with fake goods and services

Grenfell Tower: Fraudsters contact victims about fake goods and services

Action Fraud are calling on the public to come forward with reports of suspicious traders

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Messi is one of the most famous footballers in the world

Lionel Messi given 21-month jail sentence for fraud

Lionel Messi given 21-month jail sentence for fraud

Supreme Court upholds earlier verdict - but sentence likely to be suspended

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

HMRC officers raid Newcastle and West Ham offices in fraud investigation

HMRC officers raid Newcastle and West Ham offices in fraud investigation

HMRC officers raid Newcastle and West Ham offices in fraud investigation

A deployment of 180 HMRC officers were sent to search professional football offices across the UK and France

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

The week's court news: from a jealous lawyer to unlawful subletting

Jealous husband convicted of killing wife's lover in Dalston - the week's court news

The week's court news: from a jealous lawyer to unlawful subletting

talkRADIO and Court News bring you the latest from the UK's courts

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016