RBS Ordered To Hand Over Info On Fraudster's Bank Account

Law360, London (September 6, 2019, 3:41 PM BST) -- A judge in London ordered Royal Bank of Scotland PLC on Friday to hand over information on one of its customer accounts to an individual seeking to track down a fraudster.

Judge Stephen Phillips has approved an application from Garol Roberts for a disclosure order against the bank. The court heard that Roberts had been persuaded to transfer a total of £71,890 ($88,488) into an account held at RBS between May and July 2018 by individuals who pretended they worked at AXA Investment Managers.

Roberts’ lawyer, Gary Pons, asked the court for a Bankers Trust order, also known as a Norwich...

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