A prominent British businessman has spoken out against Aldermore Bank after a court found that he used his forged signature during a dispute that left him bankrupt.
Roderick Lynch, 55, was the owner of Ruskin Private Hire, a company that provided transport for disabled children and vulnerable adults in London. He was a transport consultant at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and was invited to Downing Street by Gordon Brown to celebrate the success of minority entrepreneurs.
However, Ruskin ran into financial difficulties in 2013, including a tax dispute with HMRC. Aldermore, a startup bank that provided financing to Ruskin, says it worked closely with the company to try to help it survive. When Ruskin was unable to obtain alternative financing,