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  • 10 Feb 2019 10:32 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Kent County Council’s Counter Fraud Team has secured its first prosecution as it cracks down on blue badge misuse in the county.

    https://kccmediahub.net/blue-badge-cheat-faces-750-bill-after-counter-fraud-team-prosecution745

  • 10 Feb 2019 9:55 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - In the wake of Danske Bank’s money laundering scandal, an EU committee will visit Estonia and Denmark this week to meet regulators, prosecutors and the bank’s new management to discuss ways to crack down harder on fraud.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-danske-bank-moneylaundering/eu-anti-fraud-group-heads-for-estonia-denmark-to-learn-danske-bank-lessons-idUKKCN1PU1R3


  • 10 Feb 2019 9:48 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Cyber criminals used a range of techniques, as well as malware, malicious emails and calls, in attempts to access confidential financial data belonging to students, in massive uptick in attacks in the past year

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252456975/Massive-uptick-in-cyber-attacks-targeting-Student-Loans-Company

  • 10 Feb 2019 9:42 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Every year, close to £1.3 billion is defrauded from the NHS. It is a shocking attack on an organisation that needs every penny for patient care. What may surprise those who don’t know about the scale of fraud against the health service is how much of that money is stolen by insiders.

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/nhs-fraud-squad-catching-medical-insiders-stealing-13-billion/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_tw


  • 04 Feb 2019 10:22 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fiona Onasanya, the Labour MP and solicitor jailed yesterday for three months, has been told she is likely to be struck off.

    https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/convicted-solicitor-mp-told-she-faces-being-struck-off

  • 04 Feb 2019 8:18 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man who appeared on the National Crime Agency's 10 most wanted fraudsters campaign has been jailed for nine and a half years. Bayo Awonorin, 44, admitted two charges of conspiring with others to defraud public institutions and to convert criminal property.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-47056051

  • 04 Feb 2019 7:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Anti-fraud activity has saved Northumberland taxpayers almost £900,000 in just six months, simply through the scrutiny of Right to Buy applications.

    https://www.northumberlandgazette.co.uk/news/council-team-roots-out-right-to-buy-fraudsters-in-northumberland-1-9563042

  • 04 Feb 2019 7:51 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Since April 2018 the fraud investigations team at County Hall has helped provide information to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in 198 fraud cases involving members of the public which had an overpayment value of £636,086.                                                                                                          

    https://cornishstuff.com/2019/01/29/council-fraud-team-report/

  • 28 Jan 2019 1:17 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Police have been called to investigate an “internal fraud” case at Telford & Wrekin Council.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2019/01/26/internal-fraud-case-investigated-at-telford-wrekin-council/

  • 28 Jan 2019 12:36 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A former Tesco executive recently cleared over the retail giant’s £250m accounting scandal is suing the supermarket following the collapse of the Serious Fraud Office's (SFO) case against him last year.

    http://www.cityam.com/272203/cleared-tesco-executive-sues-supermarket-unfair-dismissal


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