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Fraudulent signing of Accountants Reference for Mortgage

A friend of mine works in an accountancy practice where the proprietor has no formal qualifications but is a member of the ICPA. He has discovered by accident from paperwork in a file that in order to provide an accountants reference for one of his clients to obtain a mortgage, his boss signed my friends name and and entered his qualification on the request. He is quite rightly furious. Surely this is fraud. What course of action would be suggested?

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Was the reference true?

davidwinch |
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Thanks for that.

markparish |


ACDWebb |
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davidwinch |
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Looking forward

billgilcom |
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Time To Go!

mmikey |

Involve the Police - this

Manchester_man |

Surely the longer you leave

bernard michael |

I'd also advise your friend

The Limey |


pedant |
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Not his signature though

awoodj |

Don't kneejerk, but don't delay either

chetan |

All the advice is reasonable but.........

mydoghasfleas |
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Dare I ask

justsotax |

david Winch

pauljohnston |

Being paid for the reference

davidwinch |
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Ethical Dilemma

SS12 |

David Winch

pauljohnston |