Four men including Liverpool City Council chief executive Ged Fitzgerald have been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged financial irregularities in the tendering of council contracts to BT.
There were 260 reported cases of electoral fraud last year, according to a new report from the Electoral Commission.
Members of the London Assembly have accused the police of ‘major failings’ in their investigation of electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets.
A former bus firm managing director has been ordered to repay £42,894 to a Welsh council for making false claims about concessionary fare passenger numbers.
Karen Pritchard explains why deceased pension fraud is costing local government millions of pounds every year.
A West Midlands council has referred allegations of ‘potential collusion and fraudulent practice’ by two councillors to the police
Recovery of benefits claimed fraudulently or paid out by mistake has hit a record high of £1bn, according to the Department for Work and Pensions.
William Eichler finds out how the government's National Fraud Initiative is helping to stamp out and prevent fraud in local government.
An ex-council employee has been jailed for seven and a half years after being found guilty of charging Lancashire County Council £1m in bogus building works.
Whitehall efforts to crack done on fraudulent practices have saved the taxpayer nearly £200m over the past two years.