Category: Serious Fraud Office


‘In my worst nightmares I never thought that the bank would do this to me

James Hurley Published at 12:01AM, May 5 2015 See also: SBCB TOP STORIES 05/05/2015: RBS Stripped assets of struggling companies: Vampire Division preyed on clients: Racing Car Driver Lawrence Tomlinson with inside track. Surinder Hullait, a Birmingham entrepreneur who developed…

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RBS ‘stripped assets’ of struggling companies

James Hurley Enterprise Editor Published at 12:01AM, May 5 2015 Royal Bank of Scotland was under pressure to strip companies of their assets to improve its balance sheet, The Times can reveal. The bank’s global restructuring group, which was supposed…

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Small firms unite to wage war on RBS

     Banking and Finance Gary Parkinson, James Hurley Last updated at 12:01AM, March 2 2015 More than 250 companies claiming to have been damaged or destroyed by Royal Bank of Scotland’s “turnaround” division have clubbed together to sue the…

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Has the bank wrecked my business?

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Aggrieved customers turn up the heat on RBS

James Hurley The Times Last updated at 12:01AM, October 28 2014 Lawyers acting for businesses affected by Royal Bank of Scotland’s turnaround division have demanded that the bank preserve “critical evidence” before a planned group legal action. Quinn Emanuel, an…

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£500,000 bill for RBS following court ruling

Monday 20 October 2014 Simon Bain Business Correspondent/Personal Finance Editor ROYAL Bank of Scotland has failed to overturn a Court of Session verdict that it misrepresented a land valuation in order to secure a £300,000 personal guarantee from two property…

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SME Alliance is coming

Great news for SME’s! The SME Alliance held its first meeting at the Law Society on Wednesday 24/09/14. This is an organisation for change and the organiser Nikki Turner has a vision for a minimum of 10,000 SME’s to join…

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Fraud Office attacks flawed crime reports

Harry Wilson Published at 12:01AM, August 27 2014 The Serious Fraud Office has criticised the recruitment of “independent” experts to investigate criminal behaviour in companies, warning that the practice risks destroying the evidence needed to put rogue business people and…

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More skeletons in the RBS closet?

As a £14.5m fine for poor mortgage advice highlights organisational issues at the bank, James Moore wonders what other revelations may emerge Royal Bank of Scotland has returned to the bottom of the banking class, with a £14.5m fine for…

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The big freeze, the loan scheme and claims of mis-selling that sent bricklayer to the wall

HAVE YOU HAD AN EFG LOAN? PLEASE COMPLETE THE SURVEY TO ASSIST YOU AND OTHERS TO GET THE REDRESS YOU DESERVE. Firms fail after owners claim they were misled about the Enterprise Finance Guarantee Like construction companies across Britain, the…

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