Kangs Solicitors have been instructed to represent a client alleged to have committed fraud by failing to disclose relevant information and also fraud by false representation.

The Circumstances

It is alleged that the directors of a company, whilst applying for a local Government grant, deliberately misled that department.

How We Are Assisting | Kangs Criminal Defence Team

Kangs Solicitors are instructed to represent our client at the Insolvency Services (Criminal Enforcement Team) at interviews currently being conducted as part of the ongoing investigation.

The Legislation | Kangs Financial Crime Team

The investigators will be taking into consideration:

Section 2 Fraud Act 2006 – Fraud by false representation

(1) A person is in breach of this section if he—

(a) dishonestly makes a false representation, and

(b) intends, by making the representation—

(i) to make a gain for himself or another, or

(ii) to cause loss to another or to expose another to a risk of loss.

(2) A representation is false if—

(a) it is untrue or misleading, and

(b) the person making it knows that it is, or might be, untrue or misleading.

(3) “Representation” means any representation as to fact or law, including a representation as to the state of mind of—

(a) the person making the representation, or

(b) any other person.

(4) A representation may be express or implied.

(5) For the purposes of this section a representation may be regarded as made if it (or anything implying it) is submitted in any form to any system or device designed to receive, convey or respond to communications (with or without human intervention).

Section 3 Fraud Act 2006Fraud by failing to disclose information

A person is in breach of this section if he—

(a) dishonestly fails to disclose to another person information which he is under a legal duty to disclose, and

(b) intends, by failing to disclose the information—

(i) to make a gain for himself or another, or

(ii) to cause loss to another or to expose another to a risk of loss.

How Can We Help? | Kangs Serious Crime Solicitors

We have a dedicated team specialising in representing clients who are being investigated in respect of very serious and complex crime matters.

All necessary steps are taken to ensure our client is properly guided and fully advised throughout the Police Station process.

We are happy to provide our clients and fellow professionals with an initial no obligation consultation.

If you have recently been contacted by the Police to discuss allegations of complex fraud matters, please contact our specialist team immediately through any of the following:

Hamraj Kang
hkang@kangssolicitors.co.uk
07976 258171 | 020 7936 6396 | 0121 449 9888

Amandeep Murria
amurria@kangssolicitors.co.uk
0161 618 1098 0121 449 9888

John Veale
jveale@kangssolicitors.co.uk
0121 449 9888 | 07989 521 210