Criminal Justice Theft and Fraud Offences in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Stone and Rolls Ltd ((in Liquidation)) v Moore Stephens (A Firm)
    • House of Lords
    • 30 Julio 2009
    ...... . 1 Mr Stojevic is a fraudster. He used the appellant company, ("S&R") as a ... the parts of which - contract, tort, the criminal law - must be in essential harmony. For the ... the advantage of, contrary to the real justice as between him and the plaintiff, by accident, if ... language of section 2(1)(a) and (b) of the Theft Act 1968. For my part I do not think that the ... of claims by the company for redress for offences committed against the company: Belmont Finance, ......
  • R v Preddy
    • House of Lords
    • 10 Julio 1996
    ...... (ON APPEAL FROM THE COURT OF APPEAL) (CRIMINAL DIVISION) . The Lord Chancellor ... deception, contrary to section 15(1) of the Theft Act 1968. All three were sentenced to terms of ... with what are usually called mortgage frauds. The appellants applied to building societies or ... have already recorded, all charged with offences contrary to section 15(1) of the Act of 1968. ... Appeal under section 36 of the Criminal Justice Act 1972 is only available in cases where a ......
  • HH v Deputy Prosecutor of the Italian Republic, Genoa
    • Supreme Court
    • 20 Junio 2012
    ...... Intervener (JUSTICE) . Alex Bailin QC . Mark Summers . Aaron ... of a series of drug trafficking offences. The parents are both British nationals. In the ... of the Convention to dealing with criminals or suspected criminals in the domestic ... 24 January 1999; (ii) seven instances of fraud involving a total equivalent to £1160 between 19 ... to appear at court in relation to the theft offences alleged in EAW1 of 10 January 2006 ......
  • HM Revenue and Customs v Total Network SL
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Marzo 2008
    ...... trader intra-community, or carousel, fraud. Two questions need to be considered. The first ... provision supplements other common law offences with which the offender may be charged, including ... evasion who are subject to the criminal jurisdiction of the relevant part of the United ...] AC 435 was in the Court of Session Lord Justice Clerk Aitchison said ( 1940 SC 141 , 155-156): ... 'a crime.' He might give as an example theft, obtaining money by false pretences, or assault ......
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Legislation
  • Modern Slavery Act 2015
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2015
    ...... 1 . Offences PART 1 . Offences . Offences Offences . S-1 . ... committed before section 154(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 comes into force, the references ... any of the following provisions of the Theft Act 1968- . . section 8 (robbery or assault with ... Management Act 1979 (penalty for fraudulent evasion of duty etc) in relation to goods ......
  • Theft Act 1968
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1968
    ...... as to theft and similar or associated offences, and in connection therewith to make provision as to criminal proceedings by one party to a marriage against ... Fraud and blackmail . Fraud and blackmail. . S-15 . ..., or filed or deposited in, any court of justice or any. government department shall on conviction ......
  • Sexual Offences Act 2003
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2003
    ......on his release from detention for a criminal offence, or is subject to. requirements imposed ...’ (4) After section 160 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988 (c. 33). (possession of indecent ...2) (penalty for fraudulent evasion of duty etc.) in relation to goods ... 32 An offence under section 8 of the Theft Act 1968 (c. 60) (robbery or assault with intent ......
  • Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1996
    ......4 of the   Criminal Justice Act 1987 . (serious or complex fraud),. . (c) ... This Part applies in relation to alleged offences into which no. criminal investigation has begun ... word ‘or’ immediately preceding it.’ Theft Act 1968 . Theft Act 1968. . SCH-1.19 .   . ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Book Review: The Theft Acts
    • Núm. 69-1, Enero 1996
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ...... jurisdiction of the Theft Act and other fraud offences (Part I Criminal Justice Act 1993) ......
  • Book Review: Blackstone's Criminal Practice 1995
    • Núm. 69-1, Enero 1996
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ...... THE THEFT ACTS, 7th edn, by Edward Griew. Sweet & ... jurisdiction of the Theft Act and other fraud offences (Part I Criminal Justice Act 1993) ......
  • Ireland: The Celtic Tiger Bites — The Attack on the Proceeds of Crime
    • Núm. 4-3, Enero 2001
    • Journal of Money Laundering Control
    • 253-263
    In 1996 the Irish legislature (the Oireacthas) enacted radical legislation as part of a new initiative to deal with organised crime, and with it a specialist agency, called the Criminal Assets Bure...
    ...... with it a specialist agency, called the Criminal Assets Bureau, to enforce the new provisions. In ... courts and is wholly outside the criminal justice system.5 However, this is not private litigation, ...Three separate money-laundering offences are created by s. 31 of the Criminal Justice Act ...Accordingly, theft and fraud are covered as well as fiscal offences, ......
  • Book Review: A Practical Approach to Road Traffic Law
    • Núm. 69-1, Enero 1996
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles
    ...... THE THEFT ACTS, 7th edn, by Edward Griew. Sweet & ... jurisdiction of the Theft Act and other fraud offences (Part I Criminal Justice Act 1993) ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • UK Fraud - An Examination
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... as "the quality of being deceitful; criminal deception; the using of false representations to ...Examples of the most common offences that are classed as fraud are as follows:. ... cases show that the case of R v Cushion, Justice Williams said that fraud really means no more ... under Theft Act 1968 section 19 . Obtaining property by ......
  • The Fraud Act 2006: Has It Had Any Impact?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ......change in the law of criminal fraud since the Theft Act 1968, came. into force ...there were too many specific fraud offences, defined with reference. to different types of ...which allows justice to be done in each particular case?. THE EMERGING ......
  • Another Bad Day For The Serious Fraud Office ' But What Are The Broader Implications?
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... and the SFO agreed a DPA; SGL accepted criminal. liability for fraud and false accounting g to contracts with. the Ministry of Justice" and agreed to pay '19.2m and SFO. costs of '3.7m.\xC2"...historic convictions for theft, fraud and false accounting offences. were set ......
  • Private Prosecutions: A Blurred Line Between Recovery Of Damages And Public Justice?
    • Mondaq UK
    ......Criminal Cases Review Commission ('CCRC') arising out of. ... and counter staff for, primarily, offences. of theft, fraud and false accounting based on ......
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