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  • 04 Sep 2013 2:13 AM | Anonymous

    Serco, one of Britain's largest companies, is to be investigated for fraud after the Government and the services giant called in police to examine irregularities in records kept for its £285m prisoner escorting contract. 

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/private-security-giant-serco-accused-of-fraud-over-285m-prisoner-escort-contract-8788614.html


  • 01 Sep 2013 2:15 AM | Anonymous

    A former Crown Prosecution Service finance manager and her partner have been jailed for making bogus expenses claims worth more than £1m. Lisa Burrows, 41, and Tahir Mahmood, 50, a taxi driver who also worked for the CPS, admitted producing invoices for a fictitious taxi firm. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-23894798

  • 01 Sep 2013 2:14 AM | Anonymous

    A soldier who said he would take his life rather than face fraud charges in the US has had his extradition halted pending a fresh High Court appeal. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-23905250


  • 26 Aug 2013 2:15 AM | Anonymous

    The probe is linked to a complaint about the quality of some of the product supplied by Co Antrim company Glassworks Ireland Ltd. 

    http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/two-held-over-glass-fraud-probe-29523159.html


  • 12 Aug 2013 2:17 AM | Anonymous

    Mrs Baker stole the cash during a 13-year fraud while she worked as a radiology department manager at the Princess Grace Hospital in Marylebone, pocketing £1,142,101.92 by submitting a string of bogus invoices to a fictional radiologist. 

    http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/couple-who-stole-more-than-1m-to-fund-lavish-lifestyle-face-jail-8754630.html

  • 09 Aug 2013 2:18 AM | Anonymous

    Burtons Foods, a world-renowned Blackpool company, was hit by an £85,000 fraud after it was targeted by bogus e-mails. 

    http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/crime/food-firm-falls-victim-to-85k-e-mails-fraud-1-5931928

  • 08 Aug 2013 2:22 AM | Anonymous

    An ex-teacher has been given a two-year jail term for fraud after she faked her fingerprints in order to claim a bigger racial discrimination payout.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-23574942

  • 08 Aug 2013 2:20 AM | Anonymous

    The £100,000 charged to the card included drinks, tickets, flights and hotels. Creative Scotland said the misuse of the card was "registered" with police but no further action was pursued at the time.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-23573767

  • 01 Aug 2013 2:25 AM | Anonymous

    Beneficiaries Limited denied seven counts of fraud by false representation and three counts of misleading consumers by omission but a jury returned guilty verdict on all counts. 

    http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/2013/heir-hunting-firm-guilty-of-fraud

  • 31 Jul 2013 2:26 AM | Anonymous

    Two businessmen have been jailed for four years each over a multi-million pound glass recycling fraud.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-23385453

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