Many of you will have seen the recent report by the National Audit Office setting out that Central Government funding to police in England and Wales has fallen by 30% leading to reduced manpower and fewer crimes resulting in charges or summons. Could this be yet another blow to the fight against fraud?

The perception amongst both employees and employers that the police may divert any resources to “real crime”, that is, those against people and property rather than “victimless crimes” such as fraud, is certainly plausible.

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