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City Police in Forensic Hunt

Madoff’s Friend Found Drowned In Pool

A close friend of jailed US fraudster Bernard Madoff has been found dead at the bottom of his own swimming pool in the US state ...

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Personal Injury Claims Fuel Rise in Insurance Premiums

Personal Injury Claims Fuel Rise in Insurance Premiums

Rising personal injury claims and insurance fraud have caused an increase in the cost of insuring a car in Britain.  Premiums rose by 5.6% in ...

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John Frenkel in Spectator Business Magazine

John Frenkel in Spectator Business Magazine

John Frenkel, forensic principal of Frenkels Chartered Accountants was recently featured in the October issue of Spectator Business Magazine discussing divorce in the credit crunch. ...

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Wife of Property Tycoon Ordered to Leave House

Wife of Property Tycoon Ordered to Leave House

A woman at the centre of a £400 million divorce case has been given six weeks to leave her home. Michelle Young told London County ...

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Former JJB Executives Investigated by SOCA

The Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) is investigating several former executives at JJB Sports. The sports retailer has already said it is under investigation by ...

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City Police in Forensic Hunt

Queen Mother’s Private Secretary Died From Mesothelioma

According to reports in the weekend’s newspapers, the Queen Mother’s private secretary, Sir Alastair Aird, may have died from mesothelioma contracted by exposure to asbestos ...

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Loss Of Dependency In Fatal Claims

New CPR Requirements For Experts’ Reports

The Ministry of Justice has introduced some changes in their requirements for experts’ reports, with effect from 1 October 2009. These changes include an amended ...

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Did Husband Fake Breakdown?

Did Husband Fake Breakdown?

A businessman ordered by a court to explain the disappearance of his  multi million pound fortune after his wife filed for divorce may have faked ...

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Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

Forensic Accountants Uncover Football Boss’ Fraud

A football boss has been banned from the game for life over a £40k black hole in his club’s accounts that was discovered by forensic ...

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Stanford Stays Silent

Divorcing Couples Encouraged to Seek Mediation

The Justice Minister, Bridget Prentice, last week confirmed that she is looking at ways to increase the take-up of mediation in divorce cases.  She argued ...

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City Police in Forensic Hunt

Landmark Ruling in Divorce Case

UK divorce laws have been rewritten following a landmark case recently heard in the Court of Appeal in which one of Germany’s richest women secured ...

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Divorcing Couples Advised To Shop Around

Divorcing Couples Advised To Shop Around

Divorcing couples are being advised to shop around to find courts most likely to award them a decent settlement. A newspaper report recently published has ...

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Frenkels Announce New Seminars

Frenkels Announce New Seminars

Frenkels are pleased to announce that John Frenkel will be giving 2 seminars in the coming months as detailed below: 1. Webinar taking place at ...

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Dubai Collapse Leads to Increase in Claims

Dubai Collapse Leads to Increase in Claims

The collapse of Dubai’s once-booming construction industry has created a backlog of legal claims totalling almost £3 billion.  This has created huge demand for forensic ...

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City Police in Forensic Hunt

Increase in Number of Ponzi Schemes

City regulators have quadrupled the size of the investigation team looking at Ponzi frauds after a large increase in the number of cases. The FSA ...

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Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

Fraud Increases in First Half of 2009

A surge in the complexity and the number of investment scams pushed the value of UK fraud prosecutions to a record level in the first ...

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Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

Fraud Investigation Into London Olympics Agency

Forensic accountants are investigating irregularities at the London Development Agency after discovering a £100 million hole in its 2012 Olympics accounts. They have been asked ...

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Chasing Stanford's Cash

Madoff Sentenced To 150 Years

A judge yesterday sentenced Bernard Madoff to the maximum term of 150 years in prison for the biggest fraud in the history of Wall Street. ...

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History Making Divorcee Receives Extra Payout

A divorcing wife who made legal history when she was awarded a £250,000-a-year payout from her husband has won a 40 per cent increase in ...

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Stanford Stays Silent

Ground-Breaking Divorce Settlement

A woman has won £220,000 in a ground-breaking divorce settlement — 22 years after separating from her husband. They were married only four years before ...

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Forensic Accountants to Have Mediation Role

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the UK’s largest representative body for the accounting profession, has recruited 20 senior accountants, including ...

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Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

Countrywide Chiefs Charged With Fraud

The former chief operating officer and the company’s former chief financial officer have also been charged with fraud. Mr Mozilo is the most high-profile executive ...

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Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

City Police Warn Of Increase in Fraud

The head officer leading the national drive against economic crime has said that fraud is increasing during the current recession and must be made a ...

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Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

E&Y Lawyer Guilty of Fraud

A former partner at Ernst & Young (E&Y) in New York has been found guilty of fraud after giving information to a friend about huge ...

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City Police in Forensic Hunt

Frenkels Welcome Vivian Cohen From Baker Tilly

Frenkels are delighted to announce the appointment of Vivian Cohen FCA as partner of the practice.  Vivian joins us from from Baker Tilly where he ...

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India Expecting High Demand For Forensic Accountants

India Expecting High Demand For Forensic Accountants

In the wake of the Satyam scandal, one of India’s leading experts has predicted that the the country will need more than 6,000 new forensic ...

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Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

Fraudulent Directors on the Increase

Recent government figures have shown that increasing numbers of directors of insolvent companies are being disqualified for fraud and financial crime. Research released by a ...

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Lost Years Claims

Forensic Accountants Help Monitor Formula 1

Forensic accountants are expected to play a key role in monitoring the newly revised business model of F1. The sport’s governing body, the FIA, has ...

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City Police in Forensic Hunt

Children Facing Mesothelioma Timebomb From Asbestos In Schools

Children and teachers are being exposed to a mesothelioma timebomb by the failure to clear asbestos from schools, it was claimed recently. At least 178 ...

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Forensic Accountants Investigate Southampton FC

Southampton FC are heading for League One after suffering a 10 point deduction for going into administration. Southampton had claimed that it was the club’s ...

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Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

Insurance Fraud Increases

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has today published a report showing that more than 2,000 insurance frauds are being detected every week. According to ...

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UK Court Freezes Stanford’s Assets

The US Government has requested that a UK court has freezes more than £67 million worth of assets belonging to Stanford International Bank (SIB), the ...

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Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

Company Director Jailed for £80m Fraud

John Potts, a company director from Sunderland, has been jailed for 5 years for carrying out an £80m property fraud to carry out his luxurious ...

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Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

Forensic Accountants to Lead Anti-Fraud Fight

Sandra Quinn, chief executive of a newly-established anti-fraud body, has appealed to forensic accountants to help it reduce fraud. Fraud is estimated to cost the ...

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Chasing Stanford's Cash

AIB Hit By £56m Loan Fraud

Allied Irish Banks was revealed as the victim of a £56 million alleged fraud today as the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) raided 3 London addresses ...

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Chasing Stanford's Cash

Multi Million Pound Confiscation Hearing Settles

Vivian Cohen, one of the forensic partners at Frenkels, has managed to help settle a multi-million pound confiscation hearing at Kingston Crown Court. Our client ...

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City Police in Forensic Hunt

Madoff’s Accountant Charged

Bernard Madoff’s accountant, David Friehling, was charged with fraud by the US Government this week.  It is only the second arrest to be made since ...

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Chasing Stanford's Cash

Chasing Stanford’s Cash

The US government is trying to get the $225m+ it is owed by American Financier Sir Allen Stanford.  It is made up of taxes, penalties ...

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Madoff Admits Guilt over Fraud Scheme

Madoff Admits Guilt over Fraud Scheme

US Financier Bernard Madoff has been sent to jail after he pleaded guilty to all 11 charges raised against him for the estimated $50bn (£35bn) ...

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Stanford Stays Silent

Stanford Stays Silent

American billionaire businessman, Sir Allen Stanford is refusing to talk to US Investigators regarding his alleged fraud which is expected to total $8bn. According to ...

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