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Serious Fraud Office v. Airbus SE: Judgment

Judgment approving a Deferred Prosecution Agreement and imposing a "total financial sanction" of €990,963,712 for suspected bribery in Director of the Serious Fraud Office v. Airbus SE at the Crown Court, in Southwark, England.

ENRC v. Nicholas Clegg: Discovery Application

Application by Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd. to take discovery from Nicholas William Peter Clegg for use in legal proceedings in the United Kingdom, filed at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Insider Talking: July 6, 2010

Nevis Court of Appeals issues bizarre ruling against Millennium Financial fraud victims and in favor of their alleged tormentor (Ian Scott, who is currently under indictment in California); in a separate action, asset planners in the US allegedly portrayed Nevis as the perfect place to hide money from creditors, according to a client who claimed to have been defrauded by those selling him the plan; The U. K. Serious Fraud Office suffers another reverse as a jury acquits former Imperial Consolidated principals Jared Brook and Lincoln Fraser on one fraud count and is undecided on another; and the SFO hopes to have better luck with recently-filed fraud charges against Terry Lindon and Giles Hutchinson, who were involved in an Imperial Consolidated spin-off known as Invaro.

OffshoreAlert Awards: Best and Worst of 2005

It was the usual round of lies, broken promises, incompetence, and losses in 2005 in the murky world that OffshoreAlert forces itself to inhabit to investigate and expose financial crimes. As each year passes, it becomes increasingly obvious to us that illegal, immoral, unethical, and incompetent behavior in business are the norm, rather than the exception. OffshoreAlert has dumpster-dived through all the trash that we have found during the year, picked out the smelliest items, and used them as the basis for our ‘Best and Worst' awards.

Fraud charges brought in Merrion Re investigation

Three people linked with an Irish-based reinsurer which Grenada-registered Windsor International Bank and Trust claimed was guaranteeing its high yield investments have been charged with conspiracy to defraud.Darren Louis Thomas, Leslie Gerald Hursey and David Graham Da Costa, of Merrion Reinsurance, were charged on July 19, 2001 at the City of London Magistrates Court, in England.