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SNP councillor Stefan Tymkewycz has called for a re-examination of an Edinburgh City Council department where it was claimed repair workers overcharged homeowners and businesses and carried out work that was not needed.
He will now face 12 counts of theft, seven counts of fraud by abuse of position and one count of fraud by false representation before the City of London Magistrates' Court on Thursday, April 18.
With tough economic conditions and radical changes taking place in local government that will lead to more services being delivered by third parties, some officers fear that without new safeguards it will become increasingly difficult to prevent and detect fraud.
A group of software developers and engineers might have come up with a new way of fighting fraud and corruption in the corporate and public sectors.
In the first three quarters of 2012/13, the team were able to get 62% of benefit overpayments repaid in full. Another 10% was being dealt with by automatic deductions from continuing payments.
Jolleys had denied 11 counts of fraud, deception and forgery. Recorder Jeremy Wright told Jolleys he had committed a "serious, substantial fraud" over five years between 2004 and 2009.
Approach Drive, Cheltenham, was charged this morning with 12 counts of theft, seven of fraud by abuse of position and one of fraud by false representation.
Three men have been found guilty of a £35.8m land banking fraud in one of the largest criminal cases brought by a local authority.
The Audit Office has criticised the way allegations of financial impropriety in the public sector have been investigated. There is even greater merit in the Audit Office's suggestion that a public sector fraud investigation service should be established.
A Royal Navy senior rating fraudulently claimed £13,150 in boarding school allowance for her son, a court martial heard.
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