London,
25
October
2016
|
14:36
Europe/Amsterdam

Watford FC may face criminal investigation over forged bank letter.

Watford Football Club is facing a fine and possible points deduction following supplying falsified financial information to the Football League, now the EFL. It may lead to criminal investigation, warns Kyle Phillips, an Associate specialising in criminal law at law firm Howard Kennedy.

Kyle Phillips said: 

Kyle Phillips, Associate.
Whilst the EFL has in place rules under which Watford could face a fine and possible points deduction, the serious nature of this matter may result in a criminal investigation being brought against those concerned. This seems to be more than financial irregularities with evidence suggesting that a fraud has taken place. The ongoing investigation could result in Watford self-reporting to the authorities if an investigation unearths evidence of a criminal offence.
Kyle Phillips, Associate.
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