Stockholm’s Environment Institute says that a UN scheme designed to tackle climate change through the trading of carbon credits may have increased carbon emissions by 600 million tonnes. The BBC’s environment correspondent Matt McGrath has been investigating.
Chinese stocks continued to plunge on Tuesday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite falling as much as 6.4 per cent at the open before paring its decline to 4.3 per cent at lunch. Read more.
The City of London Police has sounded the alarm over investment scammers using top-priced offices in prestigious locations as it continues a carry out raids on suspected fraudsters. Read more.
Two operators in their 20s who stripped $6m from unwitting clients are among the colourful players in a lucrative cottage industry of fraud. Read more.
Forget the TV cop dramas. And there will be no arrests as we tackle £1.7bn investment scams coming out of the Square Mile. Read more.
Lincolnshire Police have been advised by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau about a growing fraud trend that has been identified. Read more.
Pension savers are being warned by the government, regulators and financial services bodies about the danger of being tricked out of their lifetime’s savings. Read more.
Spyros Constantinos is serving an eight-year prison sentence after Tower Hamlets Council’s trading standards team put an end to his £8million wine investment fraud. Read more.
The conman fooled even ‘experienced’ investors by promising 50pc returns. But victims could have been alerted had they checked an official database. Read more.
Directors at a company that traded in carbon credits have been banned from running a company for almost 10 years after a series of transactions deprived the Treasury of £19m. Read more.