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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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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. 


  • 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. 


  • 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.


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