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.
An accountant who earned £150,000 a year working in the City has been jailed for a £3m fraud.
German prosecutors have indicted Formula 1 motor racing boss Bernie Ecclestone on a bribery charge.
The National Employment Savings Trust Corporation (Nest) was the victim of a £1.4m “mandate" fraud after payments were fraudulently diverted to suppliers, according to a report by the
A Bristol accountant who hid unpaid tax bills from HMRC under his desk has been jailed for eight months for defrauding his employer of £25,000.
A report by forensic accountants that found computer bugs in the Post Office’s computer system has underlined the importance of basic bookkeeping and staff t