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I am a director of a company in the uk,The managing director.I have a large DLA account being accused of theft
sorry not finished,theft and misappropriation funds.They have been doing the books last five years.
running the company with me and now are trying to get rid of me and accusing me of all sort of criminal activity as i have insisted to resign if it continued.Which I did and is now coming up with all sort so of allegations.The directors are based in SA.Come down 3 times a year.They do the books with a accountant in the uk.They are also accusing me of collaboration with the opposition which is crazy.The staff will testify to the fact that i have been dissatisfied with the way they have conducted themselves.They have threatened me with hmrc as well the whole damn book.Our accountants have dealt with my tax.
Are the Police involved?
Or is this an employment law question?
No they have not charged me Have sent these allegations today after my resignation.Have informed me that is there intention.I am a 49% shareholder with a 250 000 pound DLA account.
What is DLA?
Ok. So what is your question of me? How to get the £250k?
can they lay criminal charges,would the uk police have to first investigate the claims,this is stressful and upsetting why would i do this if i have such a large investment in time and money.This is a bulling tactic as i do not have the funds they have to properly defend myself.Do i now just waite until they actually lay the charges
They can't no.
The Police are the only ones who can charge you with a criminal offence.
What happens if they go to the police would the police then investigate i have given the files to the accountant.Surely i have a right first to tie up these set of accounts with the accountant.They say they are busy completing a company investigation from SA AND WILL THEN LAY CHARGES.This is a cheap way of trying to get rid of me
The Police would be duty bound to investigate the matter. You cant stop someone reporting it.
If you are all above board then you have nothing to worry about
If you have an accountant who assisted you and its all genuine then you dont need to worry
But you can't stop them making a complaint.
I assume Directors Loan account there will be receipts and an audit trail, so you dont need to be concerned
Its about my expenses that every year has been expensed to my directors loan account now suddenly this has changed
Ok - but again, there should be an audit trail. So you dont need to worry
Can I clarify anything about this today please?
what do you mean
Sorry, I am not with you? Mean about what?
you said clarify it today
Yes, is there anything I can do to clarify ?
Ie is there anything you are not clear or do not understand
Do i need to reply to these allegations it was sent by email
No. Wait Police. It may just be hot air in any event
so you advise me just to get on with my business and day to day activity and wait charges from which ever body
Yes, sadly there is nothing you can do apart from wait
If someone does arrive with there version and knocks on my door,can they arrest me and who do i speak to in the uk .I live in newbury
The Police can invite you interview under caution (not arrested) or they can arrest you. Either way you can have a Solicitor present and to take advice from
Do you have someone in newbury uk you could recommend,or could you deal with it i needed to
Thomas Eggar LLP 01635 571000
Coomber Rich 01256 812202
Shoosmiths LLP - 03700 866200
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