Public outrage at the Cup Trust charity scandal doesn't mean there's been a crime
Here are the perfect conditions for a storm of outrage – international finance, eye-watering sums of money, insincere stated objectives, and a supposedly inept public body thrown in for good measure.
The ongoing Cup Trust enquiries are a classic case of over-complex UK tax and regulatory laws falling short of their public policy objectives (or at least public expectations of them), leading to deeply unpleasant institutional recriminations.
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