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A former school finance director has denied three counts of fraud by abuse of position during his time as FD at the Priory Federation of Academies (PFA).

Accountants have warned of fraudsters forging the signatures of finance directors harvested from the companies' annual accounts to authorise bank payments.



First of all I'll just clarify that I do not work in the accountancy trade, although I had some training in the field at the beginning of my career.


A West Midlands accountant has been jailed after a 


Good morning, here’s your Thursday news.

HMRC 'names and shames' minimum wage offenders


A Morrisons accountant who leaked details of nearly 100,000 employees of the supermarket chain has been jailed for eight years at Bradford Crown Court.


Japanese technology giant Toshiba overstated its operating profit by 151.8bn yen (£783m) over a six-year period - three times as much as initially anticipated.


You think you know your friends. You believe they have your best interests at heart. Right up until it turns out that they’re posing as a finance professional and fleecing you.

Fraud, fines, egalitarian principles and Icelandic republics: We’ve got it all on the Lowdown this morning.

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