A young woman who tricked a string of lonely hearts into sending her more than £100,000 in an online dating scam is facing jail. Read more.
A fraudster who spent his ill-gotten gains on flash cars and luxury holidays has been jailed after the longest criminal trial in UK legal history. Read more.
An Italian wine firm boss behind a £45 million tax scam is the target of an international manhunt. Read more.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has secured confiscation orders against eight men convicted of fraud who took over £5m from more than 100 investors through an unauthorised investment scheme focused on agricultural land that had been described by a high court judge as a “very substantial and deliberate fraud on the public.” The victims of the scam will receive almost £2.2m in compensation – about 40% of the money they lost. Read more.
A firm selling “storage pods” to pension investors offering 85pc returns has been issued with a winding up order by the Government. Read more.
THE Government has served a winding up petition to close down an East Lancashire business. Read more.
A complaint regarding a mis-sold pension from BlackStar Wealth Management should be upheld, the Financial Ombudsman Service has ruled. Read more.
A storage company invested in by members of two pension schemes under investigation by Serious Fraud Office told to wind up. Read more.
A police investigation has been launched into an alleged investment fraud involving self-storage units, after more than 1,000 investors are believed to suffered losses totalling £120m. Read more.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is to investigate a series of pension liberation scams, in which investors have lost at least £120m. Read more.