Author: Anna Mysczak

Record levels of benefit fraud in the UK

- 13 May 2021 - fraud investigation

Fraud levels in England, Wales and Scotland reached a historic high, with universal credit fraud up five percentage points to nearly 13%, denting ministerial expectations that the scheme would deliver an annual £1.3bn reduction in benefit fraud by 2025. Universal credit accounted for £6bn of the estimated £8.5bn of “overpaid” benefits in 2020-21, the figures […]

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How small businesses can avoid fraud?

- 09 April 2021 - fraud investigation

Business fraud is a serious issue that could bring down a company, no matter its size. It occurs when a person or a company commits dishonest and illegal acts that result in a financial gain for that person or organization. Business fraud can often be hidden and appear to be a legitimate business interaction. Do […]

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Identity fraud attempts surge

- 10 March 2021 - Uncategorized

Identity fraud attempts doubled in February 2021. Learn how to prevent it and not fall victim.

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Healthcare Data Breach – Polish company fined for ignoring the order to notify patients

- 17 February 2021 - Data Protection, EN

Over 85,000 PLN fine from the Personal Data Protection Office (UODO) was received by an entrepreneur who did not comply with the order issued in the administrative decision of the authority. This is the first sanction of this kind imposed by the Polish office. The punished company provides medical services. As there were violations in […]

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Bulgaria accused of 6 million EUR police vehicle fraud involving EU cash

- 02 February 2021 - fraud investigation

Investigators have called for a criminal probe to be opened into officials at Bulgaria’s interior ministry for alleged “abuse of power” after the alert by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). The officials are accused of using EU money to purchase new vehicles for the police. The contract was for the delivery and maintenance of 290 […]

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First arrests for alleged fraud in the UK Covid support schemes

- 05 November 2020 - EN, fraud investigation

In the UK, six arrests have been made over alleged fraud in two government support schemes designed to help businesses hit by Covid-19. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) said three men had been arrested on suspicion of fraud linked to the “eat out to help out” discount scheme, introduced in August by the chancellor, Rishi […]

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How to obtain information about Polish company?

- 17 June 2020 - EN

If you have basic data of the company you are interested in (name, NIP, REGON, KRS number), you can easily and quickly verify via the Internet using publicly available registers.

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Services from Poland on the rise

- 09 June 2020 - EN

The value of Polish export of modern services is higher than car parts, furniture, meat products and household appliances .

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Warning unemployment fraud

- 01 June 2020 - EN

Thousands of Washington state residents identities were used by criminals seeking to capitalize on a flood of legitimate unemployment claims by sneaking in fraudulent ones.

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