Conspiracy to Defraud in UK Law

  • R (Bermingham and Others) v Director of the Serious Fraud Office
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 21 Febrero 2006
    ...... says that by means of these transactions the defendants defrauded GNW/the Bank of the $7.3m odd which they received. It was money which in ... the defendants may have been involved in a fraud or fraudulent conspiracy “the main victim of which was probably Enron (although it may be that ......
  • Bilta (UK) Ltd (in Liquidation) v Nazir
    • Supreme Court
    • 22 Abril 2015
    ...... that the four defendants were parties to an unlawful means conspiracy to injure Bilta by a fraudulent scheme, which involved Messrs Chopra and ... should be attributed with the state of mind of his agent who has defrauded him, so as to relieve either the agent or a third party who had knowingly ......
  • R v Ghosh
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 05 Abril 1982
    ...... that the subjective test is appropriate where the charge is conspiracy to defraud, but in the case of thef, the test should be objective. We ......
  • Paragon Finance Plc v DB Thakerar & Company
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 Julio 1998
    ...... based on negligence seeking to introduce allegations of fraud, conspiracy to defraud, fraudulent breach of trust and intentional breach of fiduciary ......
  • Standard Chartered Bank v Pakistan National Shipping Corporation and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 06 Noviembre 2002
    ...... and, through him, the haulage company were convicted of conspiracy to defraud. His acts "were the acts of the company and the fraud of that ......
  • Ivey v Genting Casinos (UK) Ltd (trading as Crockfords)
    • Supreme Court
    • 25 Octubre 2017
    ...... offence of obtaining by false pretences with intent to cheat or defraud (see section 53 Larceny Act 1827, 7 & 8 Geo 4 c 29). Section 17 was ...The charge was not cheating at common law but conspiracy to defraud. The substantial issue before the House of Lords was whether ......
  • Rank Film Distributors Ltd v Video Information Centre
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Abril 1981
    ......Dawson is in course of being prosecuted on charges of alleged conspiracy to defraud. He did not take the present proceedings to the Court of Appeal ......
  • HMRC v Livewire and Another
    • Chancery Division
    • 16 Enero 2009
    ...... dishonest and does not have actual knowledge of a scheme to defraud the Revenue? The question has to be put in that way because the Tribunal ... assumed facts were that two dishonest traders entered into a conspiracy to defraud the revenue. In the way that juries are directed in the case of ......
  • Norris v Government of the United States of America
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Marzo 2008
    ...... contract, combination in the form of trust or otherwise, or conspiracy, in restraint of trade or commerce among the several states, or with ... that the conspirators including Mr Norris "[i]n effect … defrauded their customers by requiring that they pay higher prices than they might ......
  • R v Governor of Pentonville Prison, ex parte Osman
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 30 Marzo 1988
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