False accounting


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False accounting

Illegally altering accounting records by making misleading entries or omitting material information for personal gain or to mask poor firm performance.
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Prosecutor Andrew Walker said: "The false accounting reflects the fact she hid and covered up the fact petty cash was being taken and used for purposes other than legitimate expenses.
Like several colleagues, he admitted that he had technically committed false accounting offences by making false declarations, because he was unable to explain the shortfalls highlighted by the Horizon system, but he insisted he had never taken any money.
Coles, from Sketty, Swansea, pleaded guilty to four offences of obtaining wrongful credits and false accounting. (ANI)
A man who ran half-marathons while claiming disability benefits admitted false accounting yesterday.
The new Italian legislation on false accounting came into force in 2002, as Prime Minister Berlusconi, and others, were facing corruption charges in the Italian law courts, including inaccurate reporting of business accounts.
Bachelor Craig Bonner appeared in court three months ago on charges of theft and false accounting and was set to face trial later this year.
Dawson also faces two charges of false accounting and one that, as a director of Classic Bloodstock II, he authorised a pounds 100,000 loan to himself.
Now the 48-year-old, of Parklands, Wardley, Gateshead, has been given a suspended prison sentence at Newcastle Crown Court after she admitted false accounting.
THREE former Tesco executives have been charged with fraud and false accounting as part of an investigation by the Serious Fraud Office into the supermarket's accounting scandal.
A WOMAN who took more than PS50,000 by false accounting to fund her gambling addiction has been jailed.
The ex-MP had previously pleaded guilty to false accounting by filing 19 fake receipts for "research and translation" services.
The offence of false accounting covered 19 "knowingly misleading" receipts that MacShane filed between January 2005 and 2008.