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Sizing up the problem Identity theft is big business for fraudsters, and a big headache for Government. According to Cabinet Office figures, identity fraud cost the UK economy £1.5bn in 2005. This cost is a double whammy; a significant proportion of identity theft is committed by foreign nationals carrying out their criminal activity from outside more »
Isolated Theft at Mt. Gox Shakes Bitcoin User’s Trust, While Rival Industry Exchanges Reassure Customers Their Bitcoin Investments are Safe and Secure Bitcoin trader Kolin Burgess of London has been picketing the Tokyo office tower where Mt. Gox, has its offices since February 14, 2014 in an effort to get back his $320,000 investment in more »
A message from Judge Johnson to the jury in the sensational trial of former aides/au pair Elisabetta Grillo and her sister Francesca Grillo, facing charges of credit card fraud, to ignore comments made by the British Prime Minister made in a press interview stating that he was a “massive fan” of celebrity cook, Nigella Lawson, more »
“This country has long prided itself on the integrity of its public officials and cynical acts of betrayal of that high standard have a profoundly corrosive effect.” Those were the words of Mr Justice Fulford as he sentenced two people to prison today for misconduct and corrupt payments while in public offices. 40 year old more »
The ‘war on terrorism’, since the former American President, George W Bush uttered those words following the devastating September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, has occupied prime place on the priority list of many governments; the United Kingdom included. Security and the maintenance of peace and order in society is the primary goal more »