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UK disqualifies carbon scam firm director who claimed ties to Clinton Foundation

Published 15:10 on September 28, 2015  /  Last updated at 13:19 on July 5, 2017  /  Americas, Bavardage, EMEA, REDD, US, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A UK court has disqualified a 34-year old man for running a carbon credit investment firm that purported to be in partnership talks with former US President Bill Clinton’s philanthropic foundation but was found to have scammed investors out of hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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British man disqualified for running £2.5m carbon credit sale scam

Published 12:50 on September 11, 2015  /  Last updated at 12:50 on September 11, 2015  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

A British man has been disqualified from acting as a company director until 2029 for selling illiquid carbon credits to unwitting investors at inflated prices, the UK Insolvency Service said on Friday.

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London carbon credit dealer disqualified for feigning registry membership

Published 12:43 on September 3, 2015  /  Last updated at 12:43 on September 3, 2015  /  Bavardage, EMEA, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

A London-based carbon credit dealer has been disqualified from acting as a director in the UK for 15 years for making sales by false representation and failing to maintain accounting records, Britain’s Insolvency Service said on Thursday.

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Two disqualified after UK carbon trading “buffer” firm shut down for VAT fraud

Published 21:52 on July 24, 2015  /  Last updated at 11:46 on July 25, 2015  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Two men have been disqualified from acting as company directors in the UK for a combined 17 years after their firm was found to be involved in VAT fraud relating to the EU carbon market, Britain’s Insolvency Service said on Friday.

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Four UK-based directors disqualified over £3.2m carbon credit scam

Published 15:17 on June 23, 2015  /  Last updated at 15:17 on June 23, 2015  /  Bavardage, EMEA, Voluntary Market  /  No Comments

Four men have been disqualified from acting as directors in the UK for 14 years for their part in a £3.2 million carbon credit scam, the British government’s Insolvency Service said on Monday.

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Four men jailed for 25 years for EU ETS tax fraud, money laundering

Published 14:50 on April 21, 2015  /  Last updated at 21:57 on April 22, 2015  /  Bavardage, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Four men were sentenced by a UK court on Tuesday to a combined 25 years in prison for evading tax and laundering money using the EU carbon market, a legal source told Carbon Pulse.

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