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Ex-Barclays trio 'cheated global financial system', Euribor trial told

Jan 15 2019

LONDON Three former Barclays bankers cheated the global financial system to gain an unfair edge over counterparties in a five-year plot to rig Euribor interest rates, a London prosecutor alleged on Tuesday.

Former Barclays bosses face London trial over Qatari cash call

Jan 07 2019

LONDON The most senior bankers to face criminal charges in Britain over conduct during the financial crisis are preparing to appear before a London jury in a trial that will test the mettle of the Serious Fraud Office.

Ex-wife of Russian billionaire secures first sliver of $572 million divorce bill

Dec 13 2018

LONDON The former British wife of a Russian billionaire, who was ordered to pay a 453 million pound ($572 million) divorce bill, has claimed the first sliver of the award after seizing and selling a helicopter, her advisers said on Thursday.

UK freezes bank account linked to Azerbaijani Laundromat

Dec 12 2018

LONDON British investigators have frozen a bank account linked to a multi-billion dollar Azerbaijani money-laundering scheme that a network of investigative reporters has alleged rinsed dirty money mainly through four, UK-registered shell companies.

Britain freezes bank account linked to Azerbaijani Laundromat

Dec 12 2018

LONDON, Dec 12 British investigators have frozen a bank account linked to a multi-billion dollar Azerbaijani money-laundering scheme that a network of investigative reporters has alleged rinsed dirty money mainly through four, UK-registered shell companies.

Collapse of Tesco re-trial casts cloud over British fraud agency

Dec 06 2018

LONDON The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) defended itself on Thursday against criticisms of "serious failings" after the collapse of a high-profile re-trial of former Tesco executives, insisting the prosecution had been in the public interest.

Collapse of Tesco re-trial casts cloud over British fraud agency

Dec 06 2018

LONDON The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) defended itself on Thursday against criticisms of "serious failings" after the collapse of a high-profile re-trial of former Tesco executives, insisting the prosecution had been in the public interest.

Collapse of Tesco re-trial casts cloud over British fraud agency

Dec 06 2018

* SFO must weed out "evidentially flawed" historic cases - lawyer

Danske investors bank on Maersk clan to chart course through crisis

Dec 05 2018

LONDON/COPENHAGEN Danske Bank's top investors are looking to Denmark's Maersk family to steer the country's largest lender through the turmoil of a 200 billion euro ($227 billion) money laundering scandal.

Self-styled "trader" jailed over British investment scam

Nov 30 2018

LONDON A self-styled British trader who conned financial experts and some of his closest friends out of millions of pounds in a nine-year investment scam was sentenced to five years in jail by a London court on Thursday.

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