KPMG’s fraud barometer has reported a rise in the number of younger, more 'tech-savvy' fraudsters in cases going through the Crown Courts.
Former Fisher Phillips partner Adam Woricker has been jailed for eight years after pleading guilty to 32 theft and fraud offences.
A Bristol businessman involved in a £156m VAT fraud wants to return to the UK and face his prison sentence after nearly 10 years on the run.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) was fined more than half a million pounds for owing HMRC £4m in VAT.
The fraud watchdog used to reclaim VAT on legal fees and some specialist staff.
A space travel company's former bookkeeper has been jailed for defrauding the business of £167,000.
Devon accountant Robert Carpenter was jailed at Exeter Crown Court last week after pleading guilty to a £95,000 VAT fraud.
A Northern Irish bookkeeper was jailed for nine months for her part in a £140,000 VAT fraud.