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NHS Protect’s Forensic Computing Unit praised for helping to solve £12 million divert frauds

Lincolnshire Police has moved to publicly acknowledge the central role played by NHS Protect’s Forensic Computing Unit in bringing an organised crime group to justice – ten members of which were sentenced on Friday 23 June at Leicester Crown Court – as a result of...
Posted On 10 Jul 2017
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Former NHS England Equality Lead Paula Vasco-Knight CBE and husband plead guilty to fraud

Paula Vasco-Knight (NHS England’s former National Lead for Equality, who was also CEO of Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust) and her husband Stephen Vasco-Knight have both pleaded guilty at Exeter Crown Court to fraud against the NHS. Following a thorough investigation...
Posted On 29 Jan 2017
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Midlands mental health manager and ‘Clinical Leader of the Year’ GP sentenced for £153,000 fraud

Two respected mental health professionals have been revealed as fraudsters after being investigated by NHS Protect, which leads the national fight against fraud, bribery and corruption within the National Health Service. Lisa Hill (55) of Stourbridge Road, Hagley and Dr Ian...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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NHS dialysis manager and contractors jailed for £300,000 fraud against Epsom and St Helier Trust

An NHS manager, his partner and three contractors, all of whom helped to defraud his employer of hundreds of thousands of pounds, have been sentenced at Croydon Crown Court following a thorough fraud investigation led by NHS Protect. The thefts from Epsom and St Helier University...
Posted On 12 Dec 2016
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Court orders fraud conspirators to pay £650,000 in wake of NHS Protect investigations

A criminal group whose constituent members were jailed for defrauding the NHS have been ordered by the presiding Judge at Basildon Crown Court to hand over their assets or face more time behind bars following an NHS Protect investigation initiated with a view towards recovering...
Posted On 28 Nov 2016
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Crimestoppers tackling NHS fraud with launch of dedicated 24-hour reporting line

Crimestoppers has joined forces with NHS Protect – the national agency leading the NHS’ fight against crime – in launching a dedicated 24-hour reporting line designed to tackle fraud, bribery and corruption against the health service in England and Wales. With...
Posted On 07 Nov 2016
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Mitie Total Security Management agrees on healthcare sector training partnership with Maybo

Mitie’s Total Security Management (TSM) business division has announced a licensed training partnership with Maybo, the leading organisation in the arena of conflict management education. Maybo will now deliver bespoke healthcare security training and education to Mitie TSM’s...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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NHS Senior Commissioner jailed for fraud following NHS Protect investigation

Following a locally-led fraud investigation supported by NHS Protect, a temporary senior commissioner who defrauded the NHS Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) of nearly £145,000 has been jailed for two years and three months following a hearing at Croydon Cro...
Posted On 17 Oct 2016
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Procurement fraud conspirators ordered to compensate National Health Service

Two National Health Service (NHS) managers who masterminded a five-year procurement fraud against the former North West Strategic Health Authority have been ordered by the presiding Judge at Manchester Crown Court to pay every penny of their realisable assets to the NHS in...
Posted On 12 Oct 2016
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Experian report highlights five key trends designed to mitigate rising fraud threat

Experian, the global information services company, has published its first annual global business report covering the convergence of growth strategies and fraud prevention. Entitled: ‘Global Business Trends: Protecting Growth Ambitions Against Rising Frau...
Posted On 18 Jul 2016
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