Fraud File

  • 26 May 20
    CIPFA’s latest research into the views of public finance professionals, Perspectives of Fraud, Insights from Local Government, reveals four key areas to consider when tackling fraud.
  • 24 Feb 20
    The launch of the third local authority counter-fraud strategy, Fighting Fraud and Corruption Locally, shows how it is standing the test of time against ever-evolving threats, writes Rachael Tiffen.
  • 11 Feb 20
    The government must get to grips with fraud within the NHS which is costing £1.27bn a year, argues Matthew Jordan-Boyd of the NHS Counter Fraud Authority.
  • 16 Dec 19
    Two former senior officials from the outsourcing firm Serco have been charged with fraud over an electronic tagging contract with the Ministry of Justice, following an investigation by the Serious...
  • 8 Oct 19
    A former NHS manager has been ordered to pay back thousands of pounds or face an extension to his prison sentence, following a fraud investigation.
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    13 May 19
    From unveiling money laundering and alcohol fraud to deploying nudge psychology and boosting international collaboration, there’s much to learn from our award winners, writes CIPFA’s Marc McAuley....