News | 30 January 2024

Courts fine drivers misusing Blue Badges in York

Together with the City of York Council, Veritau’s council fraud investigation service has recently helped to uncover and prosecute two cases of Blue Badge fraud.

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An image of a disabled parking bay for Veritau's news article on Blue Badge misuse.

News | 8 December 2023

International Anti-Corruption Day 2023

At Veritau, we’re supporting our client councils to raise awareness of bribery and money laundering this International Anti-Corruption Day.

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News | 13 November 2023

Tackling public sector fraud this #FraudWeek

It's International Fraud Awareness Week and at Veritau, we're raising awareness of fraud against the public sector.

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Image with a navy background with the following text overlaid: #FraudWeek. It's International Fraud Awareness Week. If you suspect fraud against your council, report it on 08009179247. Veritau logo.

News | 3 November 2023

Council tax fraudster hit with court fine and costs

A Middlesbrough Council Tax fraudster has been hit hard in the pocket after stealing from the public purse for over six years.

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News | 2 October 2023

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023

Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2023 runs throughout October and at Veritau, we’re raising awareness of cybercrime and cybersecurity issues affecting the public sector.

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Protecting against cybercrime this Cybersecurity Awareness Month

News | 12 June 2023

Councils and Veritau crackdown on Blue Badge abuse

On 26 May, as part of a National Blue Badge Day of Action, parking enforcement officers and fraud investigators from three of our member councils worked together to crackdown and help tackle the abuse of blue badges.

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News | 1 December 2022

International Anti-Corruption Day 2022

International Anti-Corruption Day (9 December 2022) highlights the rights and responsibilities we all have to prevent corruption.

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News | 15 November 2022

Working together to stop fraud this #FraudWeek

Fraud is a significant risk to the public sector. It’s estimated the taxpayer loses up to £52 billion every year to fraud and error in public spending.

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News | 1 October 2022

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022

View the mandate fraud infographic, try our Wordle-style activity and find out how you can help prevent cybercrime.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022 Veritau - Wordle-style activity with 5 clues to words about cyber security.

News | 29 July 2022

Success in court for our first Covid-19 grant fraud case

A man has been prosecuted for Covid-19 grant fraud after an investigation conducted by Veritau on behalf of Ryedale District Council.

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News | 28 June 2022

Trainee Fraud Investigator – Veritau’s graduate trainee stories

Veritau has run a successful graduate training scheme for many years. We spoke to Ellie, a former Trainee Fraud Investigator...

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Trainee Fraud Investigator - image of Ellie, Corporate Fraud Investigator: "A normal day as a trainee will always be very different from the day before, and the day after. Each trainee manages a caseload of around 15 cases, rising to 25 upon qualifying."

News | 20 June 2022

This World Whistleblowers’ Day 2022, we’re all ears

World Whistleblowers’ Day (23 June 2022) aims to raise global public awareness in combating corruption. It's important that employers aim to achieve a strong and positive speak-up culture.

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World Whistleblowers' Day 2022 - image of hare with large ears and text reads: This World Whistleblowers' Day... We're all ears. Veritau logo. Whistle icon with date: 23 June 2022