The fact that the auditors in that case escaped by the skin of their teeth shows life is going to get difficult for the profession.
A False Claim Act is the superior remedy; it applies to private corruption and to public corruption; it promotes the disclosure of wrongdoing by witnesses; it acts as a disincentive to crime (by making it dangerous to undertake).
There is a perception in the public that our corruption index is high. Only full and open investigation and punishment of offenses will reduce this perception.
The inspector found that, Mr. Jim Flavin, having received legal advice, broke the law as to insider dealing, but, in the light of the advice, did so inadvertently.
f this happened in Ireland the employee would be guilty of an offence under The Public Bodies Corrupt Practices Act 1889, as extended by The Prevention of Corruption Act 1916.
Paul Benfield was a man of the world. The shareholders of the East India company were also beneficiaries of the extortion and theft practised in India and if appearances could be maintained, they would not and did not change the status quo.
McGarr Solicitors act for Jonathan O’Donnell. Jonathan O’Donnell was, apparently, arrested on the morning of 25th June 2009 in Broadhaven Bay, County Mayo by Gardai from Mayo Division.
When you are finished, you may, at your discretion, help Michael O’Leary how to plan the operation of his pay toilets on Ryanair flights, assuming he is still engaged in that project when you are finished yours, if ever.
Fraud is a little like the “golden thread” [of innocence until proven guilty] running through [British] justice; it means more on some occasions than on others.