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  • 10 Sep 2018 10:33 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A mother from Telford who used false immigration documents to claim more than £26,000 to train as a nurse has been jailed for eight months.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2018/09/05/telford-mother-39-jailed-for-26000-training-fund-fraud/

  • 10 Sep 2018 10:32 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The changes, if approved by the European parliament and council, will update EU fraud rules to better reflect the growth of digital payments and address the "gaps and differences" in the laws of different EU member states that can "hamper prevention, detection and punishment" of these crimes

    https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/september/tougher-eu-payment-fraud-penalties-move-one-step-closer/

  • 03 Sep 2018 8:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Read about the impact fraud has on the NHS and what you can do about it.

    https://cfa.nhs.uk/fraud-prevention/what-is-nhs-fraud


  • 03 Sep 2018 8:50 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Cabinet Office has said the National Fraud Initiative (NFI) has saved over £300 million in taxpayers’ money over the last two years by detecting and preventing fraud and error in the public sector.

    https://www.ukauthority.com/articles/government-claims-300-million-savings-over-two-years-from-national-fraud-initiative/

  • 03 Sep 2018 8:49 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    UK universities are among those targeted by a cyber threat group associated with the Iranian government

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252447510/UK-universities-targeted-by-Iranian-hackers

  • 03 Sep 2018 8:48 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A council worker has admitted defrauding around £60,000 from the Grenfell Tower victim fund.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-45354033


  • 03 Sep 2018 8:47 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Kensington and Chelsea Council worker has been charged with two counts of fraud by abuse of position, one count of theft by employee and one count of money laundering. accused of taking money meant for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

    http://www.itv.com/news/london/2018-08-30/council-worker-charged-for-grenfell-tower-fraud/


  • 26 Aug 2018 9:25 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The recently established NHS Counter Fraud Authority is seeking a supplier of commercial fraud analytics software as it looks to tackle an estimated £1.25 billion annual fraud problem across the National Health Service.

    https://www.cbronline.com/news/nhs-fraud-data-help

  • 26 Aug 2018 9:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The FoI request, carried out by IT services company Comparex, received 81 complete or partial responses from London borough, metropolitan and county councils in England


    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252447337/Councils-at-risk-from-unsupported-Windows-Server-and-SQL-Server


  • 19 Aug 2018 10:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A senior NHS manager who treated his local trust as his "personal cash machine" has been jailed.


    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-45100817

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