Fraud

  • Norton collapse: change.org petition started calling for Stuart Garner to be questioned by the Government

    Norton collapse: change.org petition started calling for Stuart Garner to be questioned by the Government

    Posted

    by

    A petition has been set up calling for Norton boss Stuart Garner to be questioned over his conduct with the beleaguered British motorcycle firm and his part of an ongoing pensions investigation. Garner’s Norton Motorcycles was put into administration at the end of January by Metro Bank over a £300,000 tax bill to HMRC. On…

  • Norton collapse: Stuart Garner does not show up at pensions hearing

    Norton collapse: Stuart Garner does not show up at pensions hearing

    Posted

    by

    Allegations made by the pension fund members whose money was tied up in Norton shares were heard yesterday (Thursday) by the pensions ombudsman – but Norton owner Stuart Garner failed to attend the meeting even though he was scheduled to do so. Garner was meant to show up to answer claims from 30 separate members…

  • Max Biaggi accused of TAX EVASION. Could face YEAR in PRISON.

    Max Biaggi accused of TAX EVASION. Could face YEAR in PRISON.

    Posted

    by

    Max Biaggi has been accused of evading 18 million euros in tax between 2011 and 2012 – and according to the prosecution, he could face up to a year in prison after fraudulently moving his address to Monaco. Italian prosecutor Giuseppe Olivo has said that Biaggi moved his residence fraudulently in order to “avoid paying…

  • Sete Gibernau faces two and a half years in jail

    Sete Gibernau faces two and a half years in jail

    Posted

    by

    The Spanish ex-MotoGP rider and current advisor to Dani Pedrosa is accused of two counts of tax fraud, committed during his final full Championship season in 2006. Sete Gibernau faces a two-and-a-half year prison sentence following accusations of two counts of tax fraud. According to the EFE agency, the Spanish State Attorney’s Office is accusing…

  • Former employee sues Skully

    Former employee sues Skully

    Posted

    by

    Skully, the crowdfunded manufacturer of augmented reality helmets, has had to endure one setback after another over the last few weeks; the CEO was ousted, deliveries of helmets were pushed back leading to speculation about Skully’s future, and finally the company officially closed. Now, to add insult to injury, a former employee has sued the…

  • Don’t be caught out by fake motorcycle clothing

    Don’t be caught out by fake motorcycle clothing

    Posted

    by

      With 10% of global trade estimated to be in counterfeit goods, Intellectual Property crime – which includes counterfeit goods – is seriously big business, reports Carli Ann Smith. Often found for sale online and at markets, criminals selling counterfeit goods are generally aware of the consequences of their actions, and for this reason purposefully try…

  • Don’t lose money by buying a cloned motorcycle

    Don’t lose money by buying a cloned motorcycle

    Posted

    by

    HPI reminds used buyers to protect themselves from vehicle identity theft so they don’t end up being duped into buying a cloned motorcycle. Often used buyers can be too trusting, leaving them open to the very real threat of vehicle cloning, warns HPI, the provider of www.hpicheck.com. Fraudsters continue to use more sophisticated methods to hide…

  • Beware of logbook loans when you buy your next bike

    Beware of logbook loans when you buy your next bike

    Posted

    by

    MyCarCheck.com, the UK’s No.1 consumer vehicle data provider, has praised Citizens Advice for raising awareness of major issues surrounding Bill of Sale finance agreements, commonly known as logbook loans. Vehicle owners with a steady income can quickly access up to £50,000 by handing over their car or bike’s V5C registration document to a Consumer Credit…

  • How to barter when buying a used bike

    How to barter when buying a used bike

    Posted

    by

      Despite a buyer’s best intentions, if a dream used motorcycle becomes available at the right price, often the budget can be quickly forgotten as the heart rules the head. Therefore, HPI, the provider of www.hpicheck.com is offering a helping hand so that used buyers can negotiate a good deal. HPI’s simple guide to bartering a bargain offers tips…

  • Be alert for ‘clocked’ vehicles

    Be alert for ‘clocked’ vehicles

    Posted

    by

      Vehicle history expert, www.hpicheck.com, is warning used car buyers that 2013 saw an increase of 3% in the number of vehicles on the road with a mileage discrepancy, potentially signalling a worrying trend of more dodgy sellers ‘clocking’ vehicles to earn extra money.  The practice of clocking a car or motorbike – adjusting the mileage…

Newsletter Signup

Enter your e-mail address below and you will receive biking news straight into your inbox…


You can unsubscribe at any time.