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KEYWORD "Fraud" - 30 RESULTS
UWOs not being used in fight against dirty money, says Labour

The most recent Mayor's Question Time meeting revealed that there have been no Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs) secured to stem the...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

ITV's Our House - property fraud and how to avoid it

With ITV's Our House currently gripping millions of TV viewers, property experts have outlined how property fraud - which plays a central...

11 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Open Banking - could it solve the UK’s money laundering problem?

With Russia yesterday launching a full-scale invasion into Ukraine, it’s likely that the UK and other Western countries will announce further...

25 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental fraud begone! New technology set to revolutionise PRS

London-based PropTech firm Homeppl has developed two ‘revolutionary’ fraud detection tools to support agencies currently combating rising levels of rental fraud. The...

14 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Crypto property investment - is it worth the risk?

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum have become increasingly popular among young investors, despite being famously volatile. But, at present, buying...

04 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Predictions for 2022 - what could happen to the property market?

It's been another busy year for those with a stake in the UK property market, with commercial to residential transformations, Build...

22 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Why can't you use crypto to buy property in the UK?

Despite recent warnings from the Bank of England that it could be worthless and investors being at a potentially greater risk...

17 December 2021

From: Breaking News

BTR fraud - new case shows how much of a threat it could pose

A PropTech firm says it recently saved one of its premium Build to Rent (BTR) clients more than £160,000 by preventing a US-based...

13 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent the top target for tenant fraud, study shows

According to data from due diligence and guarantee firm, Homeppl, the Build to Rent (BTR) sector is being targeted by fraudsters with...

03 November 2021

From: Breaking News

Kim Kardashian and crypto risks – how much of a gamble is crypto investment?

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s main financial regulator, has warned a number of times in the past about the...

08 September 2021

From: Breaking News

Over £130,000 of BTR fraud is stopped by PropTech

A rising problem in the Build to Rent (BTR) sector is tenant fraud. The busiest time of year for renters is...

04 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Investors – why you need to be wary of cryptocurrency investment fraud

Here at PIT, we have covered a number of stories in recent times about the potential dangers of get-rich-quick schemes, often...

05 July 2021

From: Breaking News

HMRC’s new VAT reverse charge – how will construction firms be affected?

From March 1 2021, HMRC’s new VAT domestic reverse charge for building and construction services comes into effect. With this in mind,...

24 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Property investment cons – how can you avoid them?

There has been an increasing trend in recent years for property investment courses which promise financial freedom and untold riches for...

17 February 2021

From: Breaking News

Blockchain and holiday rentals: transforming the way we do business

Blockchain technology and cryptocurrency have been such buzzwords in the last decade. We hear these concepts often pertaining to a variety...

20 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Revealed: investors urged to join High Court fraud claim against banks

New data has revealed that thousands of affected property businesses across the UK qualify to join a major High Court fraud...

25 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Revealed: administrators appoint Pantera Property to sell Elliot Group schemes

A property valuations and disposals firm has been appointed by the joint administrators of two further Elliot Group development schemes in...

02 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Emerging PropTech: work it harder, make it better, do it faster

The promise of emerging technologies, championed by the most forward-thinking in the PropTech space, could have been inspired by nostalgic French...

18 March 2020

From: Breaking News

How can you protect your business from mortgage fraud?

The latest statistics from Cifas revealed that mortgage fraud is up 5%, but what exactly is it and what can lenders,...

09 October 2019

From: Breaking News

Mortgage fraud rises as people underestimate its consequences

Following on from our recent article about the average property scam costing victims more than £107,000, fresh research from fraud prevention...

27 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Average property scam costs victims £107,669, research finds

With all property titles in England and Wales published online, and scammers potentially able to access this information to commit property...

06 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Mandatory Client Money Protection – what do landlords need to know?

On April 1 2019, the rental sector shifted into a new era of even greater professionalisation with the introduction of mandatory...

09 April 2019

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Property investor jailed for failing to pay Capital Gains Tax

A property investor has been jailed for failing to declare Capital Gains Tax from the sale of his rental properties. Richard Fuller,...

14 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Here's how to stay safe and beat the fraudsters

Most landlords are unable to identify a fake passport when presented with one leaving them vulnerable to fraudsters with fake ID’s, according...

14 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Dangers faced by unoccupied rental properties

As a buy-to-let property owner, the last thing you want is for your investment to be sitting empty. But it’s not...

09 June 2017

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Fraudster built £10m buy-to-let property empire in Manchester

A man described as a ‘fraudster on a grand scale’ has been jailed for more than three and a half years...

08 May 2017

From: Breaking News

FCA prohibits six fraudsters after investors lose £4.3m

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned six individuals who orchestrated a property investment fraud from carrying out any regulated activity. The...

02 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Property investor jailed for tax fraud

A self-employed property investor and caterer from Bermondsey, who confessed to stealing more than £70,000 in a tax credit fraud, has...

05 September 2016

From: Breaking News

Britons charged over £2.75m Madeira property fraud

Located around 600 miles from mainland Portugal lies the popular year-round sub-tropical holiday destination of Madeira - an island rich in...

21 June 2016

From: Breaking News

Two jailed for fraudulent property investment scheme

Kathryn Clark and Richard Clay, the former directors of unregulated investment scheme Arck, have been imprisoned for fraud crimes. The pair both...

15 October 2015

From: Breaking News

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