You will see in the media that much reporting focuses on the prison sentence a fraudster receives with little mention if ever to the recovery of money to the victims. In fact in some cases all that can be said is the fraudster has been banned from acting as a director for a number of years. This hardly instils faith or the belief justice has been served. Are victims aware that in some cases a director can be pursued personally for losses and cannot hide behind the walls of a limited company for their wrong doing? Whilst the police may take their own action you can still take yours.

This article discusses the recent fraud figures released and reasons why civil proceedings should be always be an option on the table.