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  • 08 Sep 2012 3:04 PM | Deleted user

    A bereavement officer for parents at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, who defrauded her employer of nearly £26,000, has been sentenced to a 12 month supervision order after an investigation by the NHS Counter Fraud Service (Birmingham Crown Court, Tuesday 7 September, 2010).


  • 10 Mar 2012 2:52 PM | Deleted user

    The troubled welfare-to-work company A4e suffered a fresh blow yesterday as the Government announced a review of all its contracts with the firm following a new fraud allegation.


  • 03 Mar 2012 2:53 PM | Deleted user

    Public sector organisations are experiencing increasing levels of economic crime and are particularly at risk from being defrauded by their own employees and their suppliers, according to findings from PwC's latest Global Economic Crime Survey. 


  • 02 Mar 2012 2:54 PM | Deleted user

    Four of those charged are from London, one is from Slough in Berkshire, one from Bilston in West Midlands and one from Leeds.


  • 23 Nov 2011 2:55 PM | Deleted user

    Councils and public services are reporting a major increase in in fraud in the West Midlands.


  • 18 Nov 2011 2:55 PM | Deleted user

    As Audit Commission says £14.6m reported fraud in local authorities last year is just the tip of the iceberg


  • 14 Nov 2011 2:56 PM | Deleted user

    A new report has revealed the true cost of financial fraud within the National Health Service.


  • 11 Aug 2011 2:58 PM | Deleted user

    The Student Loans Company (SLC) is the latest, and largest, public sector organisation to join CIFAS, the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service.


  • 04 May 2011 3:00 PM | Deleted user

    Financial crime is on the rise in public sector organisations in the Midlands, according to accountancy firm PwC. The firm said that cuts made as a result of last year's spending review have increased opportunities for fraud in the region.


  • 01 May 2011 2:59 PM | Deleted user

    The percentage of public sector organisations suffering from fraud has risen to 60%, with ‘accounting fraud’ prevalent and a worrying rise in fraud perpetuated by employees, according to our survey of senior public sector representatives.



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