HMRC will be able to see information on credit and debit card payments made by businesses under new powers to help it reduce fraud.
An ex-HMRC employee has been jailed for a year for committing £56,000 worth of tax credit fraud.
A Brighton insolvency practitioner has been jailed for stealing £235,000 while working for mid-tier accounting firm Chantrey Vellacott DFK.
Two UK accountants were at the heart of a fraud case in Ireland in which Caribbean property company Harlequin won more than $2m in damages from a former contractor.
An accountant serving an 18-month prison sentence for tax fraud has been ordered to repay £195,500 or face a further two-and-a-half years in jail.
Accountant Robert Wilson has been jailed for two years for stealing £195,719.53 from his employer over a five year period, costing eight people their jobs.
Soap opera storylines are often far-fetched, but a well known AccountingWEB member helped EastEnders ensure the realism of a current plot involving company fraud.