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Fraudulent Trading | Axiom Fund | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

On 21st August 2020 the Serious Fraud Office announced three men had been charged with fraud related offences following an investigation into the collapse of the Axiom Legal Financing Fund which has been on-going since 2014. Serious Fraud Office Investigation | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team Axiom Legal Financing Fund was a Cayman Islands fund that had been intended to pay […]

Corruption | GPT Special Project Management Ltd | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

On 30th July 2020 the Serious Fraud Office brought charges against GPT Special Project Management Ltd and three individuals in connection with its investigation into allegations concerning the conduct of GPT’s business in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Investigation | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team GPT Special Project Management Ltd (“GPT”) is a UK subsidiary of Europe’s largest aerospace multinational, […]

Private Prosecutions | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

On 5 March 2020 it was widely reported in several media outlets that a leaked Home Office report had concluded that cuts to police figures were a significant contribution to an increase in murders since 2014. Public Prosecution v Private Prosecution | Rosenblatt’s Private Prosecutor’s Many other crimes such as fraud, other financial crime and sexual offences have risen over […]

Cybercrime | Covid-19 | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team

Following the Government’s guidance that businesses work from home, reports of cybercrime have increased exponentially with criminals targeting staff working remotely through fraud, phishing and cyberattacks. With businesses reluctant to return to the office cybercrime will continue to grow. According, to the Office of National Statistics fraud and cybercrime represent almost half of all crime in the UK. Phishing Scams […]

Furlough Fraud | Rosenblatt Financial Crime Team

First Arrest for Furlough Fraud | Rosenblatt Financial Crime Team The first arrest for furlough fraud has taken place, as HM Revenue and Customs take action. Criminal Prosecutions | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team On 8 July, a person from the West Midlands became the first to be arrested for furlough fraud as part of allegations they had defrauded the government […]

Market Abuse | Redcentric Plc | Rosenblatt Financial Crime Team

On 26th June 2020 the Financial Conduct Authority issued a public censure to Redcentric Plc for committing market abuse between 9th November 2015 and 7th November 2016. Financial Conduct Authority Findings | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team Redcentric, a publicly listed company founded in 1997 is a managed IT service provider offering network, cloud and collaboration solutions to a range of […]

“A View from the Bar” podcast: Associate Frances Murray discusses Furlough Fraud

Philip Ingram MBE discusses Furlough Fraud with Frances Murray an Associate at Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime team, Fergus McCombie and Lee Schama, barristers at 36 Commercial. To listen to the podcast, click: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1109828/4147622

Furlough Fraud | Reports to HMRC | Rosenblatt Financial Crime Team

According to new figures from HM Revenue and Customs there have been almost 1,900 reports of furlough fraud. Company Directors Facing 10 Years Imprisonment | Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team Those reports to HM Revenue and Customs come as it is revealed that employees are being furloughed without their knowledge and consent, only discovering upon receipt of 80% of their monthly […]

“In Conversation” Frances Murray

We are pleased to share ‘In Conversation’ held between our very own Frances Murray, Associate, Rosenblatt Financial Crime Department and Katie Keith, Strategic Partnerships Manager at Equals. Where they took the time to explore ‘Fact or Fiction’ when it comes to following the guidelines provided by the Health Protection Regulations here in England. “In these challenging times we have all had […]

Successful High Court Challenge | Unexplained Wealth Orders | Rosenblatt Financial Crime Team

It was announced on 8th April 2020 that two members of Kazakhstan’s political elite had won a High Court challenge against Unexplained Wealth Orders. Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team are regularly instructed by companies and individuals who find themselves subject to Unexplained Wealth Orders. Rosenblatt’s Financial Crime Team outlines the latest judgment made by the High Court following applications for Unexplained […]