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  • 18 Mar 2013 12:17 AM | Deleted user

    Figures obtained by the Yorkshire Post show there were more than 55,000 cases of personal fraud, including identity theft, recorded at homes across the region last year.

    http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/at-a-glance/general-news/fraud-warning-as-mobile-users-bombarded-with-nuisance-texts-1-5503215


  • 15 Mar 2013 12:25 AM | Deleted user

    Mohsen Sabet, 48, had over £800,000 stashed in a string of bank accounts and ran two shops but he still tried to get away with claiming thousands of pounds of taxpayers' money over seven years.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2292254/Businessman-2m-property-empire-stole-35-000-claiming-benefits-seven-years.html


  • 15 Mar 2013 12:24 AM | Deleted user

    Distraction thefts at shops, bars and cash machines led to a rise in UK card fraud last year, figures suggest. These "crude scams" took total losses to £388m in 2012, a 14% rise on the previous year.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21755525


  • 15 Mar 2013 12:23 AM | Deleted user
  • 15 Mar 2013 12:23 AM | Deleted user

    Solicitors and insurers are at loggerheads over who is to blame for the growing £2billion a year 'whiplash epidemic' that is driving up the cost of cover for millions of motorists and adding £90 to the average policy.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2292917/Whiplash-claims-Row-lawyers-insurers-whos-blame-pushes-cost-insurance-90-driver.html


  • 15 Mar 2013 12:22 AM | Deleted user

    Figures from Financial Fraud Action show that theft from, cash machines, bars, shops and distraction techniques led to a rise in UK card fraud last year.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/card-fraud-on-the-rise-mar13


  • 15 Mar 2013 12:21 AM | Deleted user

    A lottery fraudster took prize draw money from Morecambe Football Club fans and gave it to Lancaster City FC.

    http://www.lep.co.uk/news/local/morecambe-football-fans-hit-by-lottery-fraud-1-5495740


  • 15 Mar 2013 12:21 AM | Deleted user

    Anuoluwapa Oloyede-Samuel, of Aveley, was sentenced to 15 months in prison of which she has to serve at least half. Her husband, Ololeye Ololeke Oloyede-Samuel, received a one-year sentence suspended for two years and also ordered to undertake 200 hours of unpaid work within 12 months. 

    http://www.yourthurrock.com/2013/03/14/mother-jailed-from-benefit-fraud-charges/


  • 15 Mar 2013 12:20 AM | Deleted user

    A former Croydon Council election candidate - who wrongly claimed housing and council tax benefit while failing to declare he had a mortgage - has been jailed for 16 weeks. 

    http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/local/topstories/10289477.Wannabe_councillor_jailed_for_benefit_fraud/


  • 15 Mar 2013 12:19 AM | Deleted user

    A couple dishonestly failed to tell Cornwall Council promptly that Mr Winwood was receiving a pension resulting in them fraudulently claiming a total of £37,723.78 in housing benefit and council tax benefit. Each was given a 20-week prison sentence, which were then suspended for two years.

    http://www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/news/10285856.Helston_couple_s___38_000_benefit_fraud/
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