Finance directors, chief executives and other senior staff in finance are far more likely to be involved in committing white collar crime, according to KPMG’s latest research.
The government’s struggle to shore up the budget deficit is being undermined by its losing battle to contain serious fraud.
The Fraud Advisory Panel (FAP) has published new advice urging businesses to protect themselves during the recruitment process with proper employee screening.
A chartered accountant is facing eight years in jail after being found guilty of importi
“Honesty” is one of the profession’s key watchwords, so it always comes as a shock to learn that some accountants do stray from the straight and narrow.
Boiler room fraud - known also as ‘share scams’ - targets both novice and experienced investors, and is increasingly taking on different forms.
A new GlobalExpense report reveals that UK businesses lost £1.3bn over fraudulent and out of policy expense claims during 2010.
Government agencies taking a “blind eye” to non-compliance are losing the Exchequer up to £16bn a year in lost tax, according to tax justice campaigner Richard Murphy.
An unqualified Nottingham-based accountant has been ordered by a judge to pay back £1.4m after stealing from his client's business accounts.