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  • 15 Jul 2019 8:49 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A kitchen fitter involved in a school fraud was in financial trouble when he made a statement implicating the headteacher in the plot and accusing her family of trying to put all the blame on him, a jury heard.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2019/07/09/primary-school-fraud-trial-told-of-grudges-and-gambling-debts/


  • 14 Jul 2019 11:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Dyslexic carpenter has alleged he was chosen as the fall guy for a money-spinning school fraud by members of head teacher Michelle Hollingsworth’s family.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/sandwell/smethwick/2019/07/08/carpenter-admits-role-in-school-fraud/


  • 08 Jul 2019 11:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) is working on a plan to use predictive analytics preventing fraud through pharmacies.

    https://www.ukauthority.com/articles/nhsbsa-to-use-analytics-against-pharmacy-fraud/


  • 08 Jul 2019 10:27 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A council budget officer who oversaw spending at a school allegedly defrauded out of hundreds of thousands of pounds by the headteacher and secretary did not have any concerns over the school’s finances, a court heard.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2019/07/03/sandwell-council-officer-didnt-suspect-smethwick-primary-school-fraud/


  • 08 Jul 2019 10:09 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Serious Fraud Office has fined a subsidiary of Serco Group £19.2 million.

    https://www.scottishlegal.com/article/serious-fraud-office-fines-serco-19-2m


  • 08 Jul 2019 9:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Scottish Water, the nation’s publicly-owned water provider, has been defrauded out of up to £500,000 after some of its employees used its vehicles to make cash on the side.

    https://www.scotsman.com/news/crime/scottish-water-hit-by-500-000-scam-run-by-its-own-employees-1-4958157

  • 08 Jul 2019 8:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A WORKER at a council-run care home stole prescription drugs and replaced them with paracetamol, a fraud report has revealed.

    https://www.thenational.scot/news/17744292.public-sector-frauds-revealed-in-audit-scotland-report/?ref=twtrec


  • 01 Jul 2019 11:54 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A fifty-one per cent rise in whistleblowers’ reports shows the system has “come of age”, and Shropshire Council employees are aware of it and trust it, the borough’s audit chairman has said.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/politics/2019/06/28/whistleblowing-system-is-working-chairman-says/


  • 01 Jul 2019 11:49 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Teachers were reimbursed for money spent on classroom resources with cheques far in excess of what they were owed, a court heard.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2019/06/28/office-computer-went-missing-as-fraud-investigators-moved-in/


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