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A Conservative party activist who produced Brexit: The Movie is facing a possible jail sentence after he admitted lying to secure a £519,000 investment in his fledgling hedge fund.
Around 2,300 tax compliance staff – nearly a tenth of that workforce – were redeployed in 2021-22.
As row over protocol rumbles on, Chris Elliott, professor of food safety at Queen’s, tells how lack of proper checks is leaving us vulnerable
BREXIT has made tackling fraud “more difficult”, the director of legal services at the Crown Prosecution Service said.
As the possibility of a no-deal Brexit scenario increases, and the government publishes its “no-deal preparedness” notices, it is worth taking stock of the sheer variety of problems that would arise with a no-deal Brexit – and the devastating consequences that would arise from such a legal limbo. Here’s what we know so far.
BORIS Johnson allegedly signed the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement on a "fraudulent" basis, the Court of Appeal has heard.
Europe Letter: Pro-light touch UK ignored undervaluation of Chinese imports
The European Union is demanding £2.5bn in compensation from Britain for failing to apply customs rules to Chinese imports.
Olaf agency is carrying out an assessment of payments made by Arron Banks. / The European Union’s anti-fraud watchdog is considering whether Nigel Farage should be investigated for any illegal activity over lavish payment from Arron Banks, the Guardian has learned.
The European Union on Friday set up a unit of investigators to tackle an expected surge in finanial crime in the economic downturn triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and crack down on defrauding of state subsidies.
The committee acted after Channel 4 News revealed how Mr Farage’s lavish lifestyle was funded to the tune of £450,000 by Arron Banks’ companies.
The producer of Brexit: The Movie has been ordered to pay back £327,600 after being convicted of lying to secure a £519,000 loan.
Claim: The European Union is so corrupt that the European Court of Auditors has not signed off its accounts for 20 years. / Reality Check verdict: The Court of Auditors has signed the EU accounts every year since 2007...
Non-binding opinion says UK allowed criminal gangs to flood Europe with cheap Chinese-made clothes.
UK ‘failed to fulfil its obligations’ to stop Chinese companies flooding market with cheap clothes.


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