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Barnet Council investigation: binmen facing fraud charges

Barnet Council's rubbish collection service has come under fire after it emerged three binmen face criminal charges for taking illegal handouts from traders.

A report by Barnet Council’s corporate anti-fraud team (Caft) into Street Scene, the council’s ...

Posted by on 11th February 2016.

Yorkshire and Humber tenancy fraud awareness week

Selby District Council, social landlords and other local authorities will be taking part in the third national campaign to raise awareness about tenancy fraud across the region, running from 1-5 February 2016.

The Council recognises the importance of tackling tenancy ...

Posted by on 3rd February 2016.

Warks councils unite in fraud crackdown

RUGBY Borough Council has joined forces with other councils in the area to crack down on county-wide fraud.

The Warwickshire Counter Fraud Partnership has been formed by Warwickshire County Council and the five district and borough councils to deter and ...

Posted by Rugby Observor on 3rd February 2016.

Google removes searches for benefit fraud conviction

Google has stood by its decision to hide a link to a Windsor Express story about a benefit cheat who received more than £23,000 in overpayments.  The link was removed from search results under the controversial ‘right to be ...

Posted by Windsor Express on 29th January 2016.

Reading ready for housing fraud hub

Reading Borough Council is planning to launch a data hub to combat housing fraud next month, working with two housing associations and planning to make it available to other public authorities.

Les Nicholson, the council's corporate fraud manager, outlined ...

Posted by on 28th January 2016.