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A former SNP MP has revealed she is still waiting for an apology from Nicola Sturgeon after being cleared of any wrongdoing in a mortgage fraud police probe.
The Cabinet Office has issued a pre-tender with the intention of exploring the procurement of a managed service delivering all aspects of the National Fraud Initiative (NFI)
Police will take no further action following an allegation of fraud involving a troubled academy that closed this summer.
It was revealed during a Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) hearing at Stafford Crown Court the Staffordshire council worker had obtained £192,272.18 illegally.
A former school head teacher from Cambridgeshire has been jailed for more than 4 years after stealing more than £100,000 out of school funds and having sex in his office.
A lawyer has admitted he may have committed a criminal offence by knowingly allowing false information about Edinburgh’s tram contract to be submitted to the council.
A Wigan pathology lab worker who was sacked after she cancelled leave, then failed to show up for work, managed to secure a post at another hospital, a disciplinary tribunal heard.
East Renfrewshire Council unwittingly changed the bank details of a 'supplier' to an account held by criminals and two invoices were authorised for the total sum without proper checks.
The NFI, led by Audit Scotland, matches electronic data to detect fraud or error in the public sector, such as overpayments of housing benefits and council tax discounts, blue badge misuse or pension fraud.
More needs to be done to prevent criminals and fraudsters cheating the public purse
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