Keith Nuthall
A BOOKLET has been published by the International Chamber of Commerce that advises accountants and their clients on how to protect themselves from being swindled by fraudsters. 'Trade Finance Fraud,' produced by the ICC's Commercial Crime Services department includes case studies demonstrating the techniques fraudsters use to cheat victims of millions of Pounds, Euros and dollars through "phony documentation, non-existent consignments, containers packed with worthless rubbish and a multitude of other devices." The key lesson of the book is that ...

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