Nigel Farage, former leader of the Brexit Party, has joined the advisory board of Dutch Green Business Group, a carbon trading company.
In December 2016, Paul Moore, Michael Moore, and Haydon Driscoll were convicted in Maidstone Crown Court of fraudulently selling carbon credits as investments. They did so through a company called Burbank of London Ltd.
In August 2016, James Francis Byrne was sentenced to 11 years in jail for his role in a scam selling carbon credits as investments. In December 2020, the Court of Appeal upheld his conviction.