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Another success for IYE Recovery

2019-04-16T18:52:42+01:00April 16th, 2019|

A company owning a Merchant Bank in the City of London decided to dishonour our client’s contract and refused to pay a substantial bill for services rendered. Our client tried to secure payment, but the offending company simply refused to pay and raised a dispute which they hoped they could hide behind to avoid paying a [...]

10 Statements or Comments that have been used in $ Multi Million Scams

2018-11-19T13:43:15+01:00November 19th, 2018|

A FREE CHECKLIST OF SOME TRIED AND TESTED ‘SCAM INDICATORS’ TO KEEP YOU SAFE. Here are ten of the most common statements or excuses which come up when scammers are trying to engage with investors. If any sound familiar or similar to statements made by people you are dealing with please be extremely cautious. There are [...]

The ‘Arrest Warrant Scam’​

2018-11-05T12:49:11+01:00November 5th, 2018|

Fraudsters are 'cloning' the HMRC phone number in what is being termed as the ‘arrest warrant scam’ The number appears to be a genuine HMRC call but is actually a scam to persuade people to transfer cash. The official income tax helpline for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is being used to threaten victims by claiming [...]

Truffle Farms and Pension Scams

2018-10-24T13:02:16+01:00October 24th, 2018|

David Austin, Susan Dalton, Alan Barratt and Julian Hanson of Friendly Pensions, were identified as the masterminds behind a £13.7 million pension scam and have now been banned from being trustees of pension schemes. Funds raised were used to line the pockets of the trustees, with more than £10.3 million shunted into firms owned or controlled [...]

Image Rights – Further Probes

2018-10-23T07:43:15+01:00October 23rd, 2018|

Following consultation with Spanish tax authorities into recent high profile ‘image rights’ tax avoidance schemes. The UK’s HM Revenues & Customs (HMRC) is now investigating almost 200 footballers as part of its crackdown on tax avoidance in the sport. According to a report in the Daily Mail, the number of players under investigation has risen from [...]

£500 million and rising

2018-10-18T19:50:20+01:00October 18th, 2018|

New figures reveal the true extent of the nation’s battle with fraud The latest numbers show scammers stole £500m from UK bank accounts in the first six months of 2018 alone! More than £145m of that was made by the victim after being tricked into authorising a payment to the fraudster, known as “push-payments” according to [...]

Emerging Scams

2018-09-25T08:25:10+01:00September 25th, 2018|

We’re all too familiar with the scam email request from Nigerian oilfields or stressed Royal who can’t get their money out of the country. But with fraud in the UK estimated to be in excess of £190 Billion per annum and with only £1.9 Billion being detected there is obviously a need to ensure any investment [...]

Next, it’s Mr Wayne Rooney

2018-09-21T08:47:37+01:00September 21st, 2018|

Another day and yet another high profile footballer is in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. This time it is Wayne Rooney who is staring down the barrel of an additional £6 million tax bill after a film tax scheme he invested in went bust. According to a Companies House announcement dated 11 September, the [...]

Carbon Credit Fraud – Four Jailed

2018-09-17T10:36:58+01:00September 17th, 2018|

Southwark Crown Court has jailed four men over their part in a £2.4 million conspiracy to miss-sell carbon credits to 130 investors. Company director Sandeep Dosanjh and senior brokers James Lanston and Charanjit Sandhu had earlier admitted their involvement in fraudulent sales made between January 2012 and August 2013 through, Harman Royce Ltd and Kendrick Zale [...]

Fraudster jailed for four and a half years

2018-09-12T08:22:35+01:00September 12th, 2018|

Lee Denton founded TB Options Limited in 2015. The company was a phoney binary options trading business and Lee Denton defrauded 42 victims out of almost £500,000. Lee has now been jailed for four and a half years by Southwark Crown Court. An all too familiar pattern of cold-called victims offering clients a return of up [...]