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Exeter couple accused of stealing around £200,000 from their great aunt when she was in a care home
A woman has appeared in court, accused of stealing from residents and fraud while working as a PA/receptionist at a nursing home.
A sales manager at an estate agency has been branded as "thoroughly dishonest" after he pretended to rent out homes which clients were trying to sell.
An industry working group, tasked with developing a communications strategy to combat insurance fraud, has appointed behavioural experts to carry out experimental research into the impact different approaches could have on fraud levels.
Following an investigation by detectives from the City of London Police’s Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department (IFED) a Halesowen woman was found to have used fake names to set-up false insurance policies, allowing her to make 13 fraudulent claims worth over £19,000.
Previous occupier fraud (where a former resident’s identity is used to apply for credit or loans) went up roughly 5% between 2015 and 2016. It now accounts for almost 1 in 10 identity fraud cases in the UK.
A woman who claimed to the taxman she was a single mum stole more than £40,000 from him while in his full-time employment.
A care home boss who stole more than £30,000 from an 87-year-old resident to fuel her online gambling addiction has been given a suspended prison sentence.
The prosecution say that the lawful owners of the money was in fact an elderly couple for whom he was a carer.
A distraught Devon mum says she will be left homeless when the bank repossesses her house – after her son defrauded her out of more than £100,000.
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