Crime Pays – But Not Very Much!

Speaking of the value of my independence, one of the more refreshing developments I have noticed recently is being asked on a number of occasions to carry out “logic” reviews on cases being brought by the Crown. … Read More

New LSC Framework For Expert Fees!

I am aware that the rates that I charge are usually pretty competitive, especially for publicly funded work such as expert accountancy carried out in criminal defence matters.  It was with some shock that I was approached for a tender … Read More

Vehicle Odometer “Clocking” Fraud

Fraud takes many forms. Always there is some form of deception involved. With vehicle clocking, unscrupulous car dealers will sell cars with car mileage that seems to be much lower than it really is. It is not an offence to … Read More

Yorkshire & Humberside Fraud Forum

I have always liked the various regional fraud forums (or should it be fora?). They provide a great networking event for me as a forensic accountant specialising in fraud to attend. Since meeting with Northumbria Police ‘s Phil Butler prior … Read More

A New Beginning?

It is difficult to believe that we are already into month 6 of 2010. It only seems like yesterday that I returned from my holiday in New York to the minus 15 degree centigrade weather at Manchester Airport at the … Read More

How to Dismiss a Fraudulent Employee

One of the most common questions asked of employment lawyers is how to safely sack an employee or director who is suspected of being on the take.  It is a question that often cascades down to forensic accountants who are … Read More