Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has revealed a £3.8 million takeover approach for troubled Goals Soccer Centres ahead of the five-a-side football pitch firm’s shares delisting next week.
A serial fraudster has been jailed for five years and eight months for defrauding his ex-girlfriend out of nearly £300,000.
Romance fraudsters who pretended to be lovers with victims to persuade them to give them more than £240,000 have been jailed.
Dundonians are being warned to be aware of automated phone calls supposedly from their bank or card company after a number of scams were reported in the area.
Police have issued a warning to the public following a "distressing" incident involving an elderly couple from Forfar being targeted by scammers.
Police in Tayside have issued a warning after an increase in reports of people being targeted by individuals pretending to be parking attendants, police officers or traffic wardens.
A British entrepreneur at the centre of a multibillion-dollar High Court fraud claim has accused American technology giant Hewlett-Packard of “making a series of far-fetched allegations of fraud and scapegoating”.
People have voiced their disgust and anger after a fake fundraising page claiming to be collecting money for the funeral of Neomi Smith was uncovered.
A woman who admitted claiming almost £6,000 in benefits to which she was not entitled was placed on a community payback order under supervision for a year.
Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman has pleaded guilty to participating in a college admissions cheating scheme in the US.
A woman who pocketed more than £27,000 in bogus benefit claims has avoided a prison sentence.
A former HMRC worker said she has been to “hell and back”after being wrongly accused of benefit fraud.
A Lithuanian man who duped Google and Facebook into transferring more than 100 million dollars (£75.7 million) into accounts he controlled has pleaded guilty to wire fraud.
A mother has been jailed for a £34,000 benefit fraud - as a sheriff blasted her husband for his part in landing her in the dock.
A restaurant owner has been sentenced after ignoring his accountant and committing a £55,000 tax fraud.
A bank worker who reclaimed the cost of a lavish break to Dubai after claiming his travel documents never turned up – only to be rumbled when bosses saw pictures of him enjoying the sunshine break on Facebook – has been spared jail.
A building firm's boss stole nearly £370,000 and forked out on pedigree kittens.
A thief who stole credit cards after breaking into a house was nabbed by police as he was still using one of the cards while shopping Dundee.
A woman who scammed more than £26,000 in benefits after lying that she was a single parent has been spared a period of imprisonment.
A gambling addict’s poker face let him down as he tried to cash a fake cheque at a Dundee bank, a court heard.