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The world of professional football continues to feature prominently in courtrooms around the world. Nick Huber reports on two recent cases.

A former HMRC employee who stole more than £93,000 in tax credits was jailed for 18 months for fraud. 

A former solicitor who conned clients by encouraging them to sign up to a scheme to help reduce their tax liabilities has been given a suspended sentence.


A former accountant who helped John Hirst swindle investors out of millions of pounds has been ordered to pay back more than £90,000 in compensation.


Nine men who pretended to be butchers, then made fraudulent VAT refund claims of £1m by faking invoices, have been sentenced after an investigation by HMRC.


The government's delayed welfare reform, universal credit

A Coventry-based accountant who altered his clients' tax returns and lied about his own financial affairs to steal £186,500 has been


The Vatican bank has published accounts for the first time as part of an effort to be more open after financial scandal

The Labour party has set up a "rescue party" to save the government's delayed welfare reform amid concerns over IT problems and its management.


An accounts worker from Surrey stole thousands from top designer clothing companies to feed his appetite for sports cars, a court has heard.