Covid scams lead to big rise in fraud prosecutions
02 Nov 2021

Prosecutions of company directors for fraud tripled over the past year amid a crackdown on coronavirus loan scams.

Research published today found that 122 company directors were convicted of crimes during the year to the end of September — a rise from 40 during the previous 12 months. The conviction rate was high, with 127 company directors being prosecuted.

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