UK: FRAUD UNDER THE FURLOUGH SCHEME

A brief from Church Court Chamber examines the threats as billions of pounds is paid in grants to companies, and potential new loopholes and opportunities for fraud.   It says that HMRC is aware of this and has even set up a specialised whistleblower line.  The article explores the government scheme and the potential criminal offences for anyone found to have made fraudulent claims under the scheme.

https://churchcourtchambers.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Furlough-Fraud-Article-1.pdf

 

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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