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  • 12 Jul 2021 9:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Stannard used his position as head of unified communications at an Essex NHS Trust to cheat the taxpayer of more than £800,000

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252503307/NHS-IT-fraudster-Barry-Stannard-sentenced-to-five-years-in-prison

  • 05 Jul 2021 2:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Isle of Anglesey County Council is investigating a cyber attack that has forced it to shut down systems at all five secondary schools on the island

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252503070/Anglesey-schools-offline-after-cyber-attack

  • 05 Jul 2021 2:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A former Allianz Musical Insurance employee has been sentenced for setting up more than 70 fake insurance policies for the musical industry, from which he profited over £106,000.

    https://www.insuranceage.co.uk/insurer/7543621/ex-allianz-employee-sentenced-for-fraud-by-abuse-of-position

  • 28 Jun 2021 8:56 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In addition to traditional investigations of misused public monies, EU anti-fraud activity last year had to tackle COVID-19 related fraud, from counterfeit personal protective equipment to raising awareness of the risk of fake vaccines.

    https://www.icaew.com/insights/viewpoints-on-the-news/2021/jun-2021/european-antifraud-office-finds-293m-misused-public-funds-in-2020

  • 21 Jun 2021 10:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The National Cyber Security Centre says it is dealing with a renewed surge of ransomware attacks targeting schools, colleges and universities

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252501998/NCSC-updates-schools-ransomware-guidance-amid-surge

  • 13 Jun 2021 5:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    As the UK emerges from the worst public health crisis in living memory, some businesses could find themselves facing criminal charges, fines and penalties, as the Government turns its attention to tackling Covid fraud.

    https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/dont-fall-foul-of-the-covid-fraud-crackdown-catherine-feechan-3259023

  • 13 Jun 2021 5:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A FRAUD investigation is underway into a west Belfast GP surgery in relation to forged prescriptions, The Irish News has learned.

    https://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2021/06/08/news/west-belfast-gp-surgery-at-centre-of-suspected-fraud-investigation-2347799/

  • 07 Jun 2021 6:40 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A former IT manager of an NHS trust has pleaded guilty to defrauding his employer of more than £800,000.

    https://www.digitalhealth.net/2021/06/former-nhs-it-manager-pleads-guilty-to-800k-fraud/

  • 01 Jun 2021 9:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The party’s national treasurer Douglas Chapman MP announced his resignation on Saturday claiming he lacked information to do the job.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2021/05/30/no-police-investigation-into-snp-finances--swinney/

  • 01 Jun 2021 8:40 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Fraud investigators saved Telford & Wrekin Council nearly £300,000 last year, and a report says potential abuse of coronavirus relief grants formed a large part of their work.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/health/coronavirus-covid19/2021/05/21/fraud-investigators-save-council-nearly-300000-in-a-year/

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