5 queries about business
A fraud accusation, whether aimed at a single person or a company, is a concerning
Especially if it relates to a business or
company that is linked directly to you.
Fraud can occur in many areas, but in
instances of business fraud, it is linked to
fraud relating to tax returns, money
laundering or lying on invoices or claims
about money spent. This is particularly
common relating to tax returns.
if you are
accusations, then you need to find a
competent fraud solicitor to defend you.
They will be able to look over your case
and provide a defence that will reduce any
potential sentence or have the case
If you are new to business and are
experiencing fraud accusations, you will
likely have some questions. Here, a fraud
solicitor will answer 5 common queries. If
you need specific advice pertaining to
your case, then contact a suitable fraud
solicitor to discuss options.
I have been told I have committed fraud; what should I do?
The first thing to do is seek out an
defend you. As mentioned earlier,
they will be able to offer advice
relating to your case. They will also
be able to attend any police
interviews with you and advise you
on what to say.
They will also offer you guidance on
the typical next steps in a fraud
I need to provide a list of assets in 24 hours; is this possible?
Yes, it is possible, and you need to stick to it. Your fraud solicitor can help prepare
paperwork in this area. But
responding within the given
deadline will result in you
breaching your injunction.
Your fraud solicitor can
apply for an extension on
this deadline, hence why it
is so important to seek their
advice as soon as you are
aware of the accusations.
If you do not stick to the
you can apply
extension after the fact, but
this can be tricky