The director of a wine investment firm that was liquidated in 2012 with £1 million missing from its books has been banned from running a company for 12 years.
Asda is warning suppliers to be on guard after several companies received emails which claimed to be from the supermarket requesting bogus contracts.
A UK company claiming to be “one of the world’s leading wine brokers” has stopped answering its phones, leaving clients in the dark about their investments.
Kenneth Gundlach, director of the recently liquidated Bordeaux Fine Wines Limited, has been disqualified from running a limited company until 2030.
A conman pretending to work for Chelsea football star Didier Drogba has stolen £28,000 worth of wine from a two Michelin-starred restaurant in Cambridge.
Italian opera supremo Andrea Bocelli has been scammed by fraudsters who produced thousands of fake bottles of his branded wine, selling them for up to 10 times the cost.
Three people have been arrested by UK police for allegedly selling fictitious wine through a fake wine investment company, Worldwide Wine Investments.
Almost US$3 million worth of fine wine has been stolen from a Californian storage facility.
A man who conned his friends out of £760,000 through fake wine investments is jailed for three years.
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