Forensic Accounting & Confiscation Proceedings

As specialist forensic accountants focusing on fraud and financial crime, providing criminal defence expert accounting services in proceeds of crime confiscation proceedings has become a routine part of our work, along with other areas of financial dispute including money laundering and tax evasion. … Read More

Can We Follow The Money?

Following the Covid-19 benefit payouts there will be a massive amount of fraud to deal with – once we return to normality and begin to count the cost … Read More

How Will The Virus Impact Our Lives?

…for the better we hope! The pessimists continue to decry the Government’s valiant attempts to deal with the pandemic – not just in the UK but everywhere. Then there are the forecasts of disaster and ruin that there will be … Read More

Forensic Accounting Services Update

It came as a shock to realize that I had not updated this website for over a year. As a specialist forensic accountant focusing on fraud, money laundering and regulatory tax matters, this past year has been busier than ever, … Read More

Change In Approach To Confiscation Proceedings?

A major part of our work as and forensic accountants is providing expert accountant advice in fraud and criminal matters. Therefore we receive many criminal defence instructions in proceeds of crime confiscation proceedings. I recall back in 2003 when the … Read More

The Role Of The Criminal Defence Forensic Accountant

Providing a clear and unambiguous explanation of complex or document heavy financial matters is the fundamental obligation of the forensic accountant in any criminal regulatory dispute or civil financial argument. Unraveling Complex Financial Issues Fully understanding the issues in a … Read More

The confiscation proceedings balancing act

I recall speaking at the 2003 North East Fraud Forum conference that heralded the introduction of the 2002 Proceeds of Crime Act. Since then confiscations have become commonplace and there is usually a money laundering aspect to every criminal defence case that I take on. … Read More