Civil fraud and asset recovery

Extra-territorial effect of sections 236 and 237(3) Insolvency Act 1986 examined by High Court

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Office holders of insolvent companies are under a duty to investigate the pre-insolvency affairs of the companies over which they are appointed. However, sometimes, records of the company's dealings may no longer be in the company's possession or control. More …

Ponzi schemes still at large

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Ponzi Schemes are essentially simple investment frauds which operate by paying returns to investors from their own money, or from the money of new investors. Often, there is no investment portfolio and the fraudster will simply manage the fund and siphon off monies for their own benefit. More …

How to combat housing fraud

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The provisions of the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act 2013 provide a useful tool in order to make sure that those living in your accommodation are entitled to do so. More …

Preventing employee fraud

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Employment-related fraud is on the increase, according to an analysis carried out by fraud prevention membership organisation, CIFAS. More …