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Serious Fraud Office | Raedex Consortium | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

On 9 April 2021, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced that it had launched an investigation into the alleged fraudulent activities of the Raedex Consortium which comprises a number of car leasing companies, including, Buy2Let Cars, PayGo Cars, Radeax trading as Wheels4Sure and Rent2Own Car. SFO Investigation | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team On Thursday 8 April 2021, the SFO with […]

Bogus National Crime Agency Investigations | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

When June Fearn was asked by the National Crime Agency (NCA) to assist with its ‘investigation’ she agreed, this selfless act cost her £37,000. Ms Fearn represents one of the many victims to have recently fallen foul of highly sophisticated scammers. Fraud | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team Earlier this month, Ms Fearn a 74-year-old retired head teacher received a call […]

Rosenblatt’s and Grant Thornton’s Financial Crime Resilience Series: Data Protection Session Recording

With the move to remote working becoming the new normal, attendees joined us for this virtual event on data protection, and the direction privacy is taking in the UK and globally, considering what the public wants and how businesses should respond. View the recording below:

Court of Appeal | Post Office Shreds Key Documents to Save its Reputation| Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

Post Office staff were ordered to shred key documents which could have helped postmasters defend themselves against prosecutions. Court of Appeal | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team Between 1999 and 2015 thousands of postmasters were sacked or prosecuted after money appeared to go missing from their branches. The Post Office was warned that glitches in its Horizon computer system may have […]

COVID-19 | Roadmap Out of Lockdown | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

As we see further easing of Covid restrictions across the UK on 29 March 2021 we consider the next stages of the Prime Minister’s roadmap which sees us living without restrictions from 21 June 2021. COVID-19 Update | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team Covid restrictions in the UK started loosening on 8 March 2021 when the UK saw its school children […]

COVID-19 | £5,000 Fine for Foreign Holidays | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

On 23 March 2021, the Government announced new legislation on COVID-19 restrictions which would include a ban on leaving the UK without a reasonable excuse – with a hefty fine issued to those breaking the rules. COVID-19 Update | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team MP’s vote on the legislation titled the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Steps)(England) Regulations 2021 on Thursday 25 […]

Serious Fraud Office | KBR Investigation Closed

On 18 March 2021, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) announced that following a thorough investigation spanning 4 years it has taken the decision to close its investigation into the activities of KBR, Inc.’s UK Subsidiaries (KBR). SFO Investigation | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team KBR Inc. is a US listed engineering, procurement and construction company. The SFO opened their investigation into […]

Financial Conduct Authority | Criminal Proceedings Against NatWest | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

On 16 March 2021, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced it had commenced criminal proceeding against National Westminster Bank Plc (NatWest) for offences under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 (MLR 2007). Criminal Proceedings | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team This marks the first criminal prosecution brought by the FCA under the MLR 2007 and the first prosecution under the MLR 2007 […]

Rosenblatt’s and Grant Thornton’s Financial Crime Resilience Series: Data Protection Session

With the move to remote working becoming the new normal, join our conversation on data protection, and the direction privacy is taking in the UK and globally, considering what the public wants and how businesses should respond. To register click below: https://www2.grantthornton.co.uk/2021-Q1-Feb-Mar-FS-Financial-crime-resilience-selection_Page.html

Serious Fraud Office | Sustainable Fuel Sector | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

On 25 February 2021, the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) announced it had charged Gianni Rivera, a biodiesel trader with money laundering following its investigation into the sustainable fuel sector. SFO Investigation | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team The SFO opened their investigation into Greenergy Fuels Limited (“Greenergy”), a UK based biodiesel producer in December 2018 and publicly announced in May 2019 […]