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UK businesses and public-sector organisations are losing an estimated £98.6bn to fraud and mistakes every year, according to research from PKF Littlejohn and the Centre for Counter Fraud Studie

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A Derby accountant was jailed for 16 months at Nottingham Crown Court for £65,000 worth of tax fraud offences.

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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.

Happy Tuesday to all our members! The headlines this morning revolve around tax fraud...

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

Tea, toast and marmite at the ready? Good! Then lets begin our third *ever* 9am Lowdown. Hold on to your hats, folks - here comes a lighthearted look at five of today's stories. 

A North Yorkshire accountant has been jailed for six years for one count of fraud and one of obtaining a money transfer by deception at Bradford Crown Court. 

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A former accounts assistant was jailed for three years for defrauding his employer, the Norwich Chamber of Commerce, of more than £320,000.

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