Global Banking News-June 26, 2014--UAE Central Bank comes out against blank cheque
The reality is that the influential Committee he chairs, the Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change (DECC), has been busy pumping out faithful pro-nuclear propaganda which favours, in effect, nuclear power being given a blank cheque
for construction costs from the Government.
The Commission says: "It emerged that the then treasurer [Mr Murphy] regularly held several pre-signed blank cheques
on his person and there had been a practice of signing blank cheques
for 27 years.
Stanger, 44, bought him a new car and used blank cheques
signed over by the vicar at her Gateshead church to pay for her and her husband's lifestyle.
A CHARITY'S treasurer told yesterday how he regularly signed blank cheques
for a couple accused of siphoning off up to pounds 650,000 from a tiny Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) office.
The defendant stole four blank cheques
and a cheque book from his two Jordanian partners last October, after they came to Bahrain to set up a marble business, which later failed.
A PRACTICE manager syphoned off more than pounds 2,500 from her Birmingham surgery after persuading a doctor to sign blank cheques
Joe, 28 - the soap's downtrodden Matthew Rose - had money lifted from his account after a porter with a master key slipped into his room and took blank cheques
Between May 2002 and October 2004, Stephen Beattie used his position as financial controller of the British Racing Driving Club (BRDC) - the owners of the Northamptonshire track - to dupe officials into signing blank cheques
The 53-year-old stole 10 blank cheques
between December 2004 and February 2005, using them to steal pounds 9,000.
Although he has had only two years of schooling, the company trusted him with a stack of blank cheques
and sent him out to buy standing timber and contract with loggers to deliver it to the company.
Liverpool Crown Court heard that in Feb-ruary heblackmailedMrs Matchett,his adoptive mother,into signing three blank cheques
which he filled in for a total of pounds 300.