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News | 4 October 2019

Veritau’s fraud team shortlisted for prestigious award

Veritau has been announced as a finalist at the Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs) 2019. Sponsored by Cifas, the UK’s leader in fraud prevention, the awards recognise those working to…

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Veritau fraud team nominated for TECA award

News | 28 August 2019

Risk in Focus: IIA’s annual business risk survey

The Institute of Internal Auditors has recently completed its annual business risk survey of heads of internal audit. Whilst this survey focuses on businesses, the results are applicable to organisations…

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News | 28 August 2019

Prosecution for forged tenancy agreements in council tax fraud

An investigation into a council tax fraud involving forged tenancy agreements has reached its conclusion in court. The individual provided City of York Council with three private tenancy agreements in…

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News | 10 July 2019

Fraud team nominated for IRRV award fourth year running

We’re excited to announce that our fraud team has been shortlisted for ‘Excellence in Counter Fraud’ for the fourth year running The Performance Awards, run by the Institute of Revenues…

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News | 19 March 2019

Tenancy Fraud Awareness Week 2019

Tenancy fraud can take properties away from families who urgently need one We’re joining the Tenancy Fraud Awareness Week campaign to raise awareness and help you spot when fraud occurs.…

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News | 14 March 2019

Richmond resident prosecuted for council tax fraud

A fraudster who took more than £1500 in council tax support he wasn’t entitled to was successfully prosecuted this week. Following an investigation carried out by Veritau on behalf of…

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News | 19 December 2018

York man prosecuted for council tax reduction fraud

Veritau has helped City of York Council to achieve a successful prosecution for council tax reduction fraud. The defendant fraudulently claimed almost £6,000 in council tax reduction that he was…

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News | 30 October 2018

Malton woman prosecuted for council tax fraud

An investigation into council tax fraud has resulted in successful prosecution by Ryedale District Council. The woman had claimed Council Tax Reduction since 2013, based on her family’s low income.…

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News | 30 July 2018

Prosecution for council tax fraud discovered through data match

First fraud case of its kind to be discovered through a data match. Working for Richmondshire District Council, our fraud team has uncovered and successfully prosecuted...

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