Fraud

Live RLWC: Papua New Guinea v England blog, scores, updates

CAN Papua New Guinea emulate Fiji and score a World Cup quarter final upset?<p>A day after Fiji rolled New Zealand in a Cup shock to qualify for the …

Sport (Australia)

Is tax avoidance always wrong?

In the argument about tax avoidance, people feel very strongly, yet it is hard to define wrong behaviour. We all know that tax evasion, being illegal, is wrong. But what tax behaviour is legal, yet wrong? Take a deliberately trivial example. Safety riding hats carry no VAT if they are sold as …

Owe

Legion of Christ responds to 'Paradise Papers' claims of offshore accounts

Rome, Italy, Nov 18, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Reports about the Legion of Christ’s offshore accounts date to the time of its disgraced …

Corruption

Wells Fargo fires head of consumer lending for misconduct

Wells Fargo has fired one of its most powerful executives for misconduct.<p>The scandal-ridden bank said Friday that it fired Franklin Codel, head of the consumer lending division, which churns out mortgages and auto loans. But Wells Fargo (WFC) stressed it wasn't related to sales tactics, nor to the …

Wells Fargo Fires Head of Consumer Lending

Banks fires Franklin Codel for communication with former employee after employee was dismissed<p>Wells Fargo & Co. has fired its head of consumer lending, Franklin Codel, for his communication with a former employee after the employee was dismissed.<p>Wells said Friday Mr. Codel’s dismissal didn’t have …

Wells Fargo

Revenue confirms it is investigating offshore tax evasion

Revenue have confirmed that they are working to identify any taxpayers who are avoiding paying taxes by using offshore bank accounts.<p>Mr Declan …

News (Ireland)

2 accused of running $30M mortgage fraud scam in N.J., feds say

Scam involved dozens of properties around the state, according to federal authorities.

New Jersey

Republican Tax Scam: Make America Grieve Again

A giant sucking sound, louder than a freight train, noisier than a tornado, shriller than Ross Perot yelling, “I told you so,” blasted across the nation yesterday as Republicans in the U.S. House passed their tax plan.<p>It was the terrible sound of jobs swept out of this country. When Perot ran for …

Social Justice

Okanagan man sent to prison for ripping off investors in Ponzi scheme

An Alberta judge has sentenced an Okanagan man to three years imprisonment for running an illegal Ponzi scheme.<p>The Lethbridge Herald reports Oliver …

Crime

Photos: Warriors at 76ers - 11/18/17

PHILADELPHIA, PA - NOVEMBER 18: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball during the game against the Philadelphia 76ers on …

Golden State Warriors

Hundreds of millions of unpaid fines issued by B.C. Securities Commissio

In March 2015, the B.C. Securities Commission handed out one of its biggest penalties ever.Michael Lathigee and Earle Pasquill were each slapped with …

Canadian News

Toronto man gets 5 years in prison for claiming nearly $1M in tax refunds

TORONTO — A Toronto man has been sentenced to five years in prison for claiming nearly $1 million in Goods and Services Tax and Harmonized Sales Tax …

Canadian News

Benefit fraudster spared jail over £25,000 swindle

A woman has avoided jail after admitting swindling the taxpayer out of £25,000.<p>Cassie Jade Owen-Shorrock, of Windsor Close, Tyldesely, appeared at …

Manchester

"It's the DA's fault the state pays my legal costs" - Zuma goes on rant

Image Credits: Gallo<p>President Jacob Zuma has blamed the Democratic Alliance (DA) for the state having to pay for his legal costs. You read that …

Jacob Zuma

Anatomy of a million-dollar visa scam

The company behind the advertisement was National Business Services Pty Ltd, and the man behind the company, on his email, went by the initials "LJR" …

Brisbane

Company registered at 10 Downing Street in name of Italian mafia boss

Italian journalists have set up a company in the name of a notorious mafia boss headquartered at 10 Downing Street – to illustrate weaknesses in …

Downing Street

Car tax evasion triples after scrapping of paper discs

The number of drivers evading car tax is estimated to have trebled after the government scrapped paper tax discs on vehicles, official figures show.<p>Some 755,000 vehicles failed to pay vehicle excise duty this year, the Department for Transport admitted, the highest evasion rate in a decade.<p>An …

West Midlands

Texas man, 77, gets 121 months in prison for fraud scheme

A federal judge has sentenced a 77-year-old suburban Houston man to 121 months in prison for operating an investment fraud scheme that cost more than …

Business

Parliamentary Reporter’s Notebook: Furore erupts over audit report undermining Gengezi Mgidlana’s disciplinary

Parliament’s audit committee report that laid the basis for disciplinary proceedings against Secretary to Parliament Gengezi Mgidlana will not be …

Government

Fact check: Can the Liberals really nab $25B in its tax cheat crackdown?

OTTAWA – The Liberal government’s crackdown on tax cheats has proven to be a smashing success — according to the prime minister, anyway.<p><b>READ MORE:</b> …

Money (Canada)

Why Wells Fargo Stock Outperformed on Thursday

News on the regulatory front caused Wells Fargo's stock to climb.<p>Shares of <b>Wells Fargo</b> (NYSE:WFC) climbed 1.6% on Thursday, roughly double the gain in …

Investing

New universal credit claimants 'will get no money before Christmas'

Peabody Trust says 42-day wait means 60,000 households, with over 40,000 children, will see no income until after festive season<p>Claimants signing on to universal credit from this week will not receive any income before Christmas because of the existing 42-day wait, putting the finances of tens of …

Universal Credit

Apple Holds on to Tax Billions as Irish Set to Miss Deadline

Ireland is set to miss a deadline to hire managers for Apple Inc.’s tax billions during an appeal of a European Union antitrust ruling, the latest …

Business

Royal Mail gets £91m tax credit from closing its pension scheme

Royal Mail risked infuriating postal workers further on Thursday when it revealed it had booked a £91 million tax credit following the closure of its …

Hedge Fund Wants Quant Fraudster to Stay in U.K. to Protect Data

A London hedge fund analyst convicted of stealing millions of pounds worth of secret algorithmic trading strategies shouldn’t be allowed to be …

Business

Paradise Papers: EU, UN states urged to crackdown on tax dodging

The Paradise Papers were discussed in European Parliament.<p>Published on<p>November 16, 2017<p>Reading time<p>2 minutes<p>Reporting by<p>IMPACT<p>EU, UN Experts Push For …

ICIJ

England Women’s goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall resigns following Aluko claims

• Kendall had been accused of speaking to Eni Aluko in a Caribbean accent • FA investigation concluded ‘no further action was necessary’<p>Lee Kendall has quit as goalkeeping coach of the England Women’s team following the claim from Eni Aluko that he repeatedly spoke to her in a Caribbean accent.<p>The …

Women's Soccer

Why We Need To Save The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Republicans in Congress and the White House have been very blunt about their desire to gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – and the threats …

Business

Attention, Wall Street: Stopping fraud isn't just right—it pays

Whistle-blowers can cash in anonymously. Here's how<p>In the wake of the financial crisis a decade ago, policymakers faced a stark reality concerning …

Finance

MEPs ponder how to fight tax havens

The Paradise Papers "don't add much" to the knowledge on tax evasion, tax avoidance, and money laundering, Petr Jezek, one of the co-rapporteurs of …

European News