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  • 06 Oct 2019 11:00 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    FRAUDULENT or erroneous claims made to East Renfrewshire Council potentially totalled more than £95,000 last year.

    https://www.barrheadnews.com/news/17947913.cost-false-benefit-claims-east-renfrewshire-revealed/?ref=twtrec


  • 06 Oct 2019 9:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Four years on from the Scottish Government’s anti-fraud strategy document, this event examines what progress has been made in tackling fraud and error across the public sector, and how public bodies can effectively use data, analytics, and risk assessment to protect public resources in Scotland.

    https://www.holyrood.com/event/tackling-fraud-and-error-protecting-public-resources-scotland#.XZhwa90Q8-Y.twitter


  • 06 Oct 2019 8:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Amount of fines issued for falsely claimed medicine has almost doubled in last three years                                                                                                        

    https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/nearly-1m-fines-handed-patients-16986089?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=sharebar

  • 29 Sep 2019 10:28 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two Brighton men have been convicted of using bluetooth headsets to cheat on their driving theory tests.

    https://www.brightonandhovenews.org/2019/09/26/driving-theory-test-cheats-caught-using-bluetooth-headsets/

  • 29 Sep 2019 10:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A former Romanian anti-corruption chief who was sacked by the Bucharest government on the grounds that she exceeded her authority has been made the European Union’s first prosecutor with a mandate to crack down on fraud.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-eu-crime-kovesi/romanian-anti-graft-crusader-becomes-first-eu-fraud-prosecutor-idUKKBN1WA1C4

  • 29 Sep 2019 9:46 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A student nurse from Wirral dishonestly obtained £60,000 in NHS bursaries by falsely claiming to be a single mum while actually married to a serving soldier.

    https://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/17921216.student-nurse-falsely-claimed-tens-thousands-bursaries/?ref=twtrec


  • 23 Sep 2019 8:02 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Read about the impact fraud has on the NHS and what you can do about it.

    https://cfa.nhs.uk/fraud-prevention/what-is-nhs-fraud


  • 23 Sep 2019 7:31 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    NHS managers who defrauded the health service out of more than £800,000 using the names of U2 band members have been ordered to pay back more than half a million pounds.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2019/09/20/nhs-managers-who-defrauded-health-service-of-800k-using-names-of-u2-band-members-ordered-to-pay-back-more-than-500k/


  • 23 Sep 2019 6:55 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    BRUSSELS/BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania’s former anti-corruption chief Laura Codruta Kovesi is set to become the European Union’s first fraud prosecutor despite opposition from Bucharest after most member states backed her over of the French candidate.

    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-eu-romania-kovesi/romanian-anti-graft-crusader-to-become-first-eu-fraud-prosecutor-idUKKBN1W41KG


  • 23 Sep 2019 6:49 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    As hundreds of thousands of students prepare for the new academic year, universities have been warned that they are at high risk of cyber attack

    https://www.computerweekly.com/news/252470882/Universities-tempting-targets-for-cyber-criminals-warns-NCSC


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