Author Archives: Ashley Fairbrother

Is Cryptocurrency Property?

The rise of cryptocurrency and crypto crime There has been a cryptocurrency boom in recent years, giving rise to the fundamental question “what is cryptocurrency?”. This question has been asked repeatedly since the birth of Bitcoin (the first decentralised cryptocurrency) … Continue reading

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Fast global fiscal response in a crisis

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This article by Kate McMahon and Mai Holdom first appeared on the website of the Anti-Corruption Committee of the Legal Practice Division of the International Bar Association, and is reproduced by kind permission of the International Bar Association, London, UK. © … Continue reading

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Romance Fraud in Covid-19: Just Swipe Right

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An extract of this article by Kate McMahon, Jane Guthrie and Mai Holdom was published in The Times on 23 April 2020. “Will you self-isolate with me?” As we enter our third month of Covid-19, weeks on from lockdown, it’s … Continue reading

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I have been the victim of a Coronavirus scam

“I have been the victim of a Coronavirus scam” is regrettably becoming a common complaint for many. In the area of law enforcement and private prosecutions, it comes as little surprise to note the increasing number of coronavirus / COVID-19 … Continue reading

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