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Shake Up Threatens Fraud Investigations

HOUSING benefit fraud investigations could suffer when they are handed to the Government, Oxford City Council’s deputy leader has warned.  The council will lose the powers to a Government body from February under national reforms.

Ed Turner, the Labour-run ...

Posted by Oxford Mail on 31st July 2014.

Stevenage council takes back property from fraudster

A council house in Stevenage has been taken back from its tenant after they were found to have obtained it fraudulently.

Stevenage Council (SBC), acting on information received, began investigating the tenant and found they had given a false statement ...

Posted by The Advertiser on 21st July 2014.

Fraudsters cost Wolverhampton Council £2m in a year

Fraudsters have swindled more than £2 million out of the coffers of cash-strapped Wolverhampton City Council in the past year, it can be revealed.

Posted by Express&Star on 17th July 2014.

Fraudsters ordered to pay back nearly £500,000 to council

A crooked former Newham Council manager and his co-conspirators, who were all jailed for cheating the council coffers out of thousands of pounds, have been ordered to pay a total of £414,415.

Peter Nicholson, the former head of Newham ...

Posted by Newham Council on 14th July 2014.