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Have you any experience of a bank freezing an account pending a response to a Suspicious Activity Report (SAR) made by the bank's anti-money laundering department to the National Crime Agency (NCA)


Four men from London have been jailed for a cumulative total of 20 years after HMRC discovered they had stolen £4m in VAT and

According to plans announced by Danny Alexander, the Liberal Democrat chief secretary to the treasury, reporte


​A trainee accountant who used the fake name 'Rodney Trotter' to sell counterfeit goods online received an eight month jail sentence, suspended for 12 months at Merthyr Crown Court. 

An accountant given a second chance after stealing from the Citizens Advice Bureau has been jailed for two years after pleading guilty to theft at Bradford Crown Court.


Accountant and former soldier Christopher Jonathan Lunn has been


An accountant whose fraud was uncovered after his company changed from paper-based to computerised accounting, has been given a two-year suspended sentence, suspended for a further two years.

Former CFO at the company behind the X Factor and Take Me Out, FreemantleMedia Group (FMG), has been jailed for three years and four months for defrauding the company out of £224,000.

A tax fraudster who threatened to bomb HMRC when he was arrested, has been jailed for 21 months.

Three directors of a lapdancing club were found guilty of failure to keep proper accounting records between January 2008 and 2010.