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The council takes part in the National Fraud Initiative (NFI) managed by the Audit Commission every year to ensure that public money is spent properly.
A practice nurse has been suspended after pretending to be a patient’s relative to get medication. Gillian Bacchi was also arrested by police and given a caution for fraud by false representation.
Gloucester Crown Court heard Sharon Head, 43, gave herself unauthorised pay rises and claimed false overtime at Newnham and Westbury surgery.
Companies transfer monitoring operations to rival Capita as Serious Fraud Office investigates allegations of overcharging.
The losses are “worryingly high” and could hit Government plans to cut the deficit
BI software provider SAS has released a report outlinining how the government must follow the example of the private sector in using 'customer' insight to understand how best to communicate with people to deter fraud.
Communities Minister Baroness Stowell has announced a £16.6 million boost for local government’s fight against the unfairness of fraud.
The move follows the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s confirmation in the Autumn Statement 2013 last week that the Department for Work and Pensions would proceeed with establishing the Single Fraud Investigation Service (SFIS).
A former senior manager at Edinburgh City Council has been jailed for 12 months after embezzling more than £100,000 as part of a housing repairs fiddle.
A fugitive Briton wanted over a £1.5 million fraud in South Africa has been found working as a teacher in the UK after police were tipped off by a pupil.
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