UK carbon investment fraud case collapses after trading expert discredited

Published 18:42 on May 29, 2019  /  Last updated at 19:25 on June 5, 2019  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS, International, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A UK court case against eight defendants over an alleged carbon credit investment scam has collapsed after the prosecution’s expert witness – a former London emissions broker – was discredited by members of the defence team, in a move that could have ramifications for previous prosecutions.

(Updates with judge’s observations)

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