Mr Blobby TV Star In £300m Bank Fraud

This is a story about criminal behaviour at one of Britain’s oldest and most famous banking institutions. It involves Mr Blobby and a radio DJ called Noel Edmonds. It also involves Lloyds bank, which as their current TV commercials will tell you, has been stealing looking after your money since 1765, when it was known as Taylor & Lloyds. Sampson Lloyd was a Birmingham Quaker.

HBOS knew of £240m corporate scam in 2007

Bankers at HBOS had uncovered a “potential fraud” in its corporate division by March 2007, a report by the City regulator suggests, providing fresh evidence that there was a cover-up of a scam that ruined the livelihoods of scores of small business owners.