Fraud

‘Rife’ furlough fraud being revealed by whistleblowers

Firms have been putting staff on furlough then asking them to work, sometimes telling them they'll be sacked if they refuse.

Hundreds report employers to HMRC over furlough fraud

13 May 2020

Almost 800 people have reported their employers to HM Revenue and Customs alleging they are fraudulently claiming money from the...

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Charity boss who doctored minutes to inflate pay sent to prison

7 Feb 2020

The former chief executive of an animal charity has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he forged the...

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Scammed employee will not have to repay £108,000 to employer

18 Nov 2019

The importance of up-to-date training around email scams has been highlighted in a case at Scotland’s Court of Session where...

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