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Fraud prosecutors concealed misconduct files in bribery inquiry, hof verhoor

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Senior prosecutors at the Serious Fraud Office have been accused of keeping secret key documents that detailed their misconduct in one of their biggest bribery investigations. Lisa Osofsky, the SFO director, and senio...

Fraud victim scammed for almost £25,000: ‘They had detailed information’

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Merrick Anderson lost almost £25,000 through an authorised push payment fraud in March. The university fellow, who moved to the UK late last year, was called by a scammer posing as a member of the Lloyds Bank fraud de...

Tax lost in UK amounts to £35bn – almost half, sê kampvegters, due to fraud

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The amount of tax lost in Britain through non-payment, avoidance and fraud has increased to £35bn, volgens amptelike syfers. HM Revenue and Customs said the tax gap – the difference between the expected income fo...

SFO launches investigation into Gavin Woodhouse over suspected fraud

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The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched an investigation into entrepreneur Gavin Woodhouse, whose business dealings were revealed by an undercover investigation by the Guardian and ITV News. The UK’s anti-corrupti...

Brazil’s election authority to investigate Bolsonaro over baseless fraud claims

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Brazil’s top electoral authority has launched a counter-offensive against Jair Bolsonaro’s Donald Trump-style campaign against the country’s voting system by announcing it will investigate his potentially criminal pro...

Labour MP Apsana Begum cleared of housing fraud

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The Labour MP Apsana Begum has been cleared by a jury over claims of housing fraud, in a prosecution brought by Tower Hamlets council, which claimed she had withheld information about her circumstances to obtain socia...

Arizona counties find fewer than 200 possible voter fraud cases among 3m 2020 ballots

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Arizona county election officials have identified fewer than 200 cases of potential voter fraud out of more than 3m ballots cast in last year’s presidential election, undercutting Donald Trump’s claims of a stolen ele...

Peru dictator’s spymaster reappears to push Fujimori’s baseless fraud claims

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He was known as the Peruvian Rasputin, the spymaster of one of the country’s most corrupt and brutal regimes. Vladimiro Montesinos masterminded a network of political espionage, mining state coffers to control the mil...

Trump and Barr exchange fire over voter fraud lies – US politics live

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In excerpt from book Betrayal, Barr told journalist and author Jonathan Karl that Trump’s claims of election fraud were ‘all bullshit’

Romney: Trump’s lie that he lost 2020 election from voter fraud ‘like WWF’

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Donald Trump’s “big lie” that he lost the 2020 US election because of voter fraud is “a bit like WWF”, Mitt Romney said on Sunday, referring to the gaudy and artificial world of professional wrestling, an arena in whi...

Michigan Republicans find no voter fraud and say Trump claims ‘ludicrous’

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An investigation into the Michigan election by state Republican lawmakers has concluded that there is no evidence of widespread fraud and dismissed the need for an Arizona-style forensic audit of the results. The news...

Armenian PM claims victory in snap election as rival alleges fraud

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Armenian prime minister Nikol Pashinyan has claimed victory in a snap parliamentary election he called in an effort to defuse a political crisis after last year’s disastrous war with Azerbaijan. But the electoral alli...

FBI chief calls Capitol attack domestic terrorism and rejects Trump’s fraud claims

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The FBI director, Christopher Wray, has said that the bureau considers the 6 January Capitol attack an act of “domestic terrorism” and suggested that “serious charges” were still to come in its continuing criminal inv...

Netanyahu says Israeli coalition poised to unseat him is result of ‘election fraud’

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Benjamin Netanyahu has said a newly formed Israeli coalition that is poised to unseat him as prime minister was the result of “the greatest election fraud” in the history of democracy. The sweeping accusation, similar...

Germany gets tough on Covid test centres after media expose fraud

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Health ministers in Germany have pledged to clamp down on fraud in coronavirus test centres across the country, after evidence that some have been claiming for more tests than they have carried out. At an emergency me...

Johnson’s voter ID checks are not about electoral fraud, they’re about power

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The government’s voter identity scheme should be abandoned. It is unnecessary, inconvenient and a disincentive to vote. More serious, voter cards for those without a current form of photo ID would be another step, how...

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