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SFO seizes Sheffield flat linked to £17 million bribery in China

Today at the High Court, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) successfully recovered a property worth £200,000 and over £8,000 in rental profits from Dr Guang Jiang, an agent who helped British technology company Sarclad Ltd to pay bribes to secure business in China. The SFO’s 2013 investigation into Sarclad exposed how the company paid bribes to secure £17 million worth of contracts to provide technology services to steel production companies between 2004 and 2012. The majority of these corrupt contracts were facilitated by Dr Jiang, who acted as Sarclad’s agent in China. The company paid £6.5 million in penalties for…

£4.5bn Lost in 3 COVID Schemes as “Eat Out to Help Out” Scheme Recorded 9.5% Rate of Fraud

The revelation emerges during a hearing of the Treasury Committee, which hears the HMRC seized a non-fungible token cryptocurrency asset and is “ahead of the game” compared to “most other tax authorities” on the potential use of cryptocurrencies for tax evasion, according to CEO Jim Harra. The total value of fraud in three COVID-19 schemes totalled £4.5bn, of which the taxpayer is only going to get £1.1bn back, the head of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has told MPs. Speaking at the Treasury Committee on Wednesday, HMRC chief executive Jim Harra said the £4.5bn was lost to fraud in the…

Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action with State Street Corporation and State Street Bank and Trust Company

The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced the termination of the enforcement action listed below: State Street Corporation and State Street Bank and Trust Company, both of Boston, MassachusettsWritten Agreement, dated May 28, 2015 (PDF) on Terminated May 29, 2020 Additional enforcement actions can be searched for. For media inquiries, call 202-452-2955. Article Credit: