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  • 26 Apr 2021 9:47 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A council fraud squad investigated dodgy Covid grant applications to the tune of £48,750 during the pandemic.

    East Ayrshire Council reject dodgy Covid grant applications | Cumnock Chronicle

  • 19 Apr 2021 9:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Former NHS director of finance, Stephen Day, 51, was sentenced today (April 15) to 11 years and five months’ in prison following his conviction for a series of serious fraud offences which included significant offences against the NHS.

    NHS finance chief given 11-year jail sentence for triple job fraud | TheBusinessDesk.com

  • 12 Apr 2021 10:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) fraud, where companies apply for multiple government-backed loans to exceed lending caps, could be far lower than anticipated, according to data from the latest Equifax Market Pulse series.

    Bounce Back Loan fraud could be lower than previously anticipated | Mortgage Introducer

  • 12 Apr 2021 10:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Police have been asked to investigate an allegation of fraud within the SNP linked to cash raised for a drive towards a second independence referendum.

    Police Scotland asked to investigate allegation of SNP indyref2 fighting fund fraud | The Scotsman

  • 06 Apr 2021 8:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Ransomware attack on Harris Federation comes just days after a fresh NCSC alert for the education sector

    Ransomware attack on London schools highlights warnings (computerweekly.com)

  • 05 Apr 2021 8:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Police have been told to investigate Covid loan fraud only when there is evidence of links to organised crime.

    Police told not to focus on upto £15 Billion of Covid-19 bounce back loans fraud (bmmagazine.co.uk)

  • 29 Mar 2021 10:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Procurement fraud deprives the public purse of an estimated £12.3bn a year. We speak to Crowe Partner Jim Gee about why investing in strong anti-fraud strategies is good business and ethical sense.

    Tackling public sector procurement fraud: ‘a smart investment’ | ICAEW

  • 29 Mar 2021 10:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A senior army officer has been jailed for 21 months for falsely claiming almost £50,000 in allowances to pay for his children’s boarding school fees.

    Major general jailed for 21 months for Dorset boarding school fee fraud (msn.com)

  • 29 Mar 2021 9:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A senior army officer has been found guilty of dishonestly claiming almost £50,000 in allowances to pay for his children’s boarding school fees.

    Senior army officer convicted of £48,000 Dorset boarding school fee fraud (msn.com)

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