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Bank of Scotland fined £45 million for failing to report suspicions of fraud at HBOS

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Bank of Scotland £45,500,000 for failures to disclose information about its suspicions that fraud may have occurred at the Reading-based Impaired Assets (IAR) team of Halifax Bank of Scotland. The FCA found that Bank of Scotland...
Posted On 28 Jun 2019
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Chris Bostock joins risk advisory specialist Deloitte as financial crime practice director

Risk advisory business Deloitte has appointed Chris Bostock as a director within the company’s financial crime practice. With over 15 years’ experience, Bostock joins from the economic crime team at the National Crime Agency (NCA) where he was the threat lead for money...
Posted On 20 Feb 2019
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Outgoing Europol executive director Rob Wainwright joins RUSI as Senior Associate Fellow

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) has appointed Rob Wainwright to the position of Senor Associate Fellow. Wainwright is the outgoing executive director of Europol, having led the organisation for the past nine years. Wainwright transformed Europol into the primary...
Posted On 30 Mar 2018
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Deloitte appoints Europol’s executive director as senior cyber security partner

Deloitte has announced the appointment of Rob Wainwright as a senior partner in its European cyber security practice to help lead and grow the team and energise business with clients. In his new role, Wainwright will also be engaged in areas of related risk, such as financial...
Posted On 27 Mar 2018
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Record fines for company, senior staff and private investigators involved in illegal trade of personal information

A firm of loss adjusters has been fined a total of £50,000 for unlawfully disclosing personal data which had been obtained illegally by senior employees and rogue private investigators. A director and a senior member of staff at the Kent-based business Woodgate and Clark Ltd have...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
David Bolt: the new Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration
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David Bolt appointed Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration

Home Secretary Theresa May has announced that David Bolt will be the next Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration. Bolt is currently CEO of the International Federation of Spirits Producers, an organisation that works diligently to combat the counterfeiting of its...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015