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Grant Thornton

70 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Professional scepticism and why Grant Thornton not Luke Johnson is the big fail.

No Rogue bloggers training walk today but I had an excuse so please donate HERE anyway. Then back to Patisserie Holdings (CAKE) and more whining from a failed auditor. 

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248 days ago

Tom Winnifrith Bearcast: Administrators to sue auditors Grant Thornton over Patisserie Valerie fraud - windfall for Luke Johnson?

I start with Christmas presents. Today I started to panic and will really pull my finger out tomorrow. Then onto news that the administrators of Patisserie Holdings (CAKE) chaired by my pal lucky Luke Johnson is to sue aufitors Grant Thornton over the fraudulent accounts it sign off on. This might see Lucky getting a windfall. Or rather a bit of his cash back. I discuss the whole affair 

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1093 days ago

Globo – Grant Thornton is not off the hook despite the FRC dropping investigation

Globo (GBO) was a fraud which claimed to have cash but did not and is now bust.  Its downfall was precipitated by ShareProphets publishing a Gabriel Grego dossier after the FT and snot-gobbler Dan McCrum merely tipped off the CEO allowing him to dump all his shares and failed to publish. Now the Financial Reporting Council says that it is letting auditor Grant Thornton off the hook and dropping its enquiry.

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1659 days ago

Have you lost money on the Cloudtag fraud? - Grant Thornton might help you get it back

With shares in the AIM listed fraud Cloudtag (CTAG) having slumped from a peak of 25p to c7p there are already many investors who have lost money. Over the next few months as the share price dwindles towards zero there will be legions more. But help may be at hand from Grant Thornton's fraud insolvency and recovery team.

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1979 days ago

Auhua Clean Energy - you have until 4.30 PM to sell: tick tick tick tock...kerboom

Oh dear it looks as if another China fraud is set to be marched off to the AIM casino death row this weeked ahead of a formal execution in one month. Auhua Clean Energy (ACE) has until Sunday night to find a new Nomad following the resignation of Grant Thornton a month ago. And quelle surprise....

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2003 days ago

Auhua - where has the Chinese website gone?

On Friday, China fraud Auhua (ACE) announced that its nomad, Grant Thornton, was quitting as at 29 February but it said it was talking to other Nomads. Perhaps anyone happy to represent a China fraud might start its due diligence by asking where Auhua's Chinese website had gone?

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2006 days ago

Another China fraud bites the AIM casino dust: Auhua is heading for death row

We have warned you often enough that China AIM Norfolk Auhua Clean Energy (ACE) was just not fit for purpose and today its Nomad Grant Thornton has give it one month's notice that it will quit... Auhua says it is talking to another Nomad, yeah right...

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2137 days ago

Global Markets Group is on the AIM casino Death Row – it is now time for its last meal, execution is tonight

Of the Filthy 40 China stocks listed on AIM on June 1 2014 or listed since, ten have already been booted off the Casino while shares in four are suspended. Of those three are suspended as the Nomad has quit. They sit on Death Row and the first execution, expulsion from AIM, is scheduled for tonight.

It was Grant Thornton that quit as Nomad for Global Market Group (GMC). It floated at 130p in June 2012 at 130p. Its shares were suspended at 20p-80p. Boy that is a spread and a half. It has since announced

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2171 days ago

Bonfire of the bad Nomads – Cenkos and Beaumont Cornish

There are two very interesting firings today of Nomads. First Teathers Financial (TEA) has binned Roland “fatty” Cornish moving to Grant Thornton and secondly Quindell (QPP) has canned Cenkos (CNK), moving to Peel Hunt.

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