Fraud Act 2006 | Kangs Fraud Advisory Solicitors
Kangs Solicitors have recently been instructed to represent a client in relation to an allegation of fraud by false representation.
The allegation relates to a fraud which commenced in 2012 and concluded in 2014 and the allegation is that a high profile business has been defrauded of many hundreds of thousands of pounds.
The Legislation | Kangs Financial Crime Team
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).
on the conduct of the defendant.
How Can We Help? | Kangs Serious Crime Solicitors
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