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Global Forestry Investments UK fraud trial jury sent out to reach verdicts

By Martin Coyle
  • 26 May 2022 15:14
  • 26 May 2022 15:14
Two former directors of Global Forestry Investments accused of defrauding thousands of investors saw the jury in their UK court trial sent out today to consider their verdicts.

Andrew Skeene and Junie Bowers, former directors of the scheme promoted as an green investment opportunity, are accused of costing investors tens of millions of pounds

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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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