Technical Offences and Breaches (Happens frequently (Misuse of forms…
Technical Offences and Breaches
Complaints of acceptance of misleading information
Complaints that an address is out of jurisdiction
Complaints if different details used for different appointments (same person) which causes duplication of identities.
Misuse of forms
Vast pool of retrospective example of misuse to be weeded through
We deal with complaints of fraudulent accounts
Forensic accountancy work
Liaising with OGDs
Complaints of companies filing dormant accounts and the trading accounts not long after (to avoid late filing penalties).
Huge pools of retrospective officer and PSC integrity complaints
Complaints of ID being stolen or pseudonyms being used
RP06 for officer filings
PSCs or shareholders have to go to court
The people responsible for the fraud can do it all over again (and have done) as soon as the situation is rectified (there is no protection).
Complaints of false addresses
Involved in minister and press queries where data is inaccurate or been used fraudulently
The team carry out initiatives and min projects to increase accuracy of data
Complaints that minimum officer requirements have not been met
Complaints of unverified business occupations
Deal with complaints of false filings. These are difficult to evidence though as we don’t carry out verification
We devalue the register by accepting (often knowingly) inaccurate data. Reputational risk.
Integrity of companies is at risk as we allow them to file inaccurate information (often by accident).
Accounts fraud to rip off creditors
SIC codes are often false or inaccurate