Benefit fraudster in court

Local government agencies in the UK responsible for the allocation of benefits such as housing and income support have to make decisions based on the information they get from applicants. When that information is falsified or withheld, too often taxpayers’ money goes to recipients who are actually much better off financially than many who don’t […]

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Mobility scooter conman jailed

A so called businessman who preyed on the elderly and rarely delivered the mobility scooters they had ordered and paid for has been jailed. John Read, 53, from Prescot, Merseyside was found guilty of 27 separate charges of fraud and breach of the Consumer protection Act. The judge, upon hearing the verdict, had to postpone […]

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HMRC target interns doing paid workers jobs

The details regarding 100 companies that are contravening the law by allowing unpaid interns to work at paid positions at the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), have been released by the Minister for Employment, Jo Swinson. In an interview with Intern Aware, she said that the HMRC can use these claims as intelligence against these […]

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