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  • 21 Sep 2020 1:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Here, Fiscal Technologies offers insight and a unique solution to turn AP from reactive to proactive to defend against fraud and error

    https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/combatting-fraud-a-proactive-approach-to-ap-operations/94655/


  • 21 Sep 2020 11:46 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Criminal gangs have been found to be exploiting loopholes in the £35bn business bounce back scheme, which could result in a huge hit for taxpayers, according to an investigation by The Mail on Sunday

    https://www.business4beginners.co.uk/chancellors-35bn-loans-fund-targeted/


  • 20 Sep 2020 6:31 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The head of Whitehall’s spending watchdog has warned ministers there will be “no excuse” if billions of pounds worth of fraud within government schemes continues under a second coronavirus lockdown.

    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/watchdog-warns-over-uk-furlough-fraud-and-government-contracts/ar-BB195vni?ocid=st


  • 14 Sep 2020 10:26 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraudsters cashing in on the Covid-19 crisis have tried to steal over £250,000 from the public purse in Sandwell, council bosses have said.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/sandwell/2020/09/11/conmen-cash-in-on-covid-business-grants-in-sandwell/

  • 07 Sep 2020 11:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    7 September2020: Initial estimates have found coronavirus-related fraud could end up costing the taxpayer £4bn. ICAEW Chief Executive Michael Izza urges members to remain vigilant and exercise professional scepticism during this difficult time.

    https://www.icaew.com/insights/viewpoints-on-the-news/2020/sep-2020/covid19-fraud-be-on-the-lookout-and-act-fast


  • 01 Sep 2020 11:43 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A roaring underground trade in stolen identities is undermining the Universal Credit system and could potentially defraud it out of millions of pounds

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252488273/Benefit-fraud-Underground-trade-in-stolen-identities-revealed


  • 01 Sep 2020 12:27 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    SCOTLAND'S most senior law officer has admitted malicious prosecution of the former administrators of Rangers in connection with the collapsed club fraud case.

    https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/18677022.scotlands-top-law-officer-admits-malicious-prosecution-rangers-fraud-case/?ref=twtrec


  • 31 Aug 2020 6:02 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    We have seen good practice at some public bodies in identifying and sharing the latest fraud risks associated with COVID-19. But, from examining the overall effectiveness of counter fraud arrangements at some 40 public bodies, it is clear they collectively need to raise their game and learn from others to tackle fraud in Wales more effectively.

    https://businessnewswales.com/leaders-should-give-a-higher-priority-to-tackling-fraud-in-wales/


  • 24 Aug 2020 11:16 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Taxpayers could be hit by a huge fraud time-bomb from Rishi Sunak's £35billion bounce back loans, an investigation by The Mail on Sunday has found.

    https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/markets/article-8653807/Fraudsters-raid-Chancellor-Rishi-Sunaks-loan-fund.html


  • 24 Aug 2020 10:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Less than half of teachers believe their school has done enough to prevent cyber security problems, according to a survey.

    https://www.hampshirechronicle.co.uk/news/national/18640344.teachers-cast-doubt-cyber-security-resilience-schools-amid-shift-online/?ref=twtrec


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