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  • 02 Aug 2021 11:16 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    MORE fraud complaints have been made to Police Scotland into potential criminality involving SNP fundraising, it has been reported.

    https://www.thenational.scot/news/19451428.police-investigating-complaints-snp-fundraising/?ref=twtrec

  • 02 Aug 2021 10:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) - The British government will be exposed to financial risks from its 372 billion pound pandemic spending for decades, according to lawmakers' reports on Sunday that also said more than 2 billion pounds had been spent on unusable protective equipment.

    https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/uk-will-be-exposed-paying-pandemic-cost-risks-decades-report-2021-07-24/

  • 02 Aug 2021 9:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Four grants issued by Shropshire Council last year had to be repaid to the authority following whistleblowing investigations.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/politics/2021/07/25/council-grants-repaid-after-whistleblowing/

  • 02 Aug 2021 9:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds in donations earmarked for a indyref2 campaign may have been spent on refurbishing the SNP’s headquarters and on legal fees, it has emerged.

    https://www.thenational.scot/news/19467354.indyref2-donations-snp-may-spent-office-refurbishment/?ref=twtrec

  • 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

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