An Indonesian fraudster who scammed wealthy clients by using old bottles and counterfeit labels to make $150 million selling cheap wine, has been deported from the United States.
Published 15 April 2021
Entain, the owner of Ladbrokes, claimed millions of pounds in furlough cash while enjoying a surge in online betting, The Guardian has revealed.
Published 14 April 2021
A scorned judge who took revenge on her cheating partner by "marrying" him in a sham ceremony with an impersonator has been ordered to retire.
Published 13 April 2021
French police have fined over 100 diners who attended an underground restaurant in Paris on Friday.
Published 12 April 2021
Rival dynasties, councillors, bankers and union officials have been dragged into a major row over the future of a prestigious Bordeaux vineyard.
Published 9 April 2021
Staff at Italy’s national lottery have allegedly hacked into company computers to identify winning numbers and claim €24 million for friends and family.
Published 8 April 2021
Lawyers in Pakistan have condemned waiters for stealing their uniform – a black suit with a white shirt and black tie.
Published 7 April 2021
Morningside School of Music in Edinburgh has announced that it will be accepting payments from customers in the form of cryptocurrency.
Published 6 April 2021
The world's largest video game cheating ring, worth around €65 million, has been broken up by an unprecedented police operation.
Published 1 April 2021
Nike has launched a trademark infringement lawsuit against artists who turned their trainers into "Satan Shoes" containing real human blood.
Published 31 March 2021
Apple has lost the latest round of a legal fight with watchmaker Swatch over the use of the phrase “one more thing”.
Published 30 March 2021
An employer has been branded childish after paying a departing employee his final wages in pennies – and calling him a "weenie".
Published 29 March 2021
A suit worn by David Bowie has sold for £8,000 at auction.
Published 26 March 2021
A purported haul of MDMA worth nearly £900,000 was actually strawberry-flavoured sweets, police have admitted.
Published 25 March 2021
A man arrested for allegedly stealing a police car managed to escape custody by stealing a second police car, a police force said.
Published 24 March 2021