Financial Crime Financial Crime

Axiom fraudster fails to get UK jail term reduced

By Martin Coyle
  • 29 Mar 2023 12:21
  • 29 Mar 2023 13:04
A former lawyer jailed in the UK for 14 years over a multimillion-pound fraud failed today in his appeal bid to have his sentence reduced.
After a five-month trial at Southwark Crown Court in London, Timothy Schools was found guilty last August on five counts of fraud, fraudulent trading and money

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Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent

Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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