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£1m lost due to fraud at Lincolnshire County Council recovered

By MarkWilliams  |  Posted: June 25, 2013

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One million pounds lost due to fraud within Lincolnshire County Council over the past two years has since been recovered.

The findings have been disclosed in an audit carried out by the authority, which highlights a lack of supervision as a major failure.

In one case, two former managers are alleged to have taken £500,000 by fraudulent means.

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  • Bill_Bilton  |  June 28 2013, 11:25AM

    It is good to hear the sums have been recovered, but very worrying that the incidents were able to happen in the first place. Does make you wonder how many others are going un-noticed.

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  • cartyIMP  |  June 26 2013, 8:13PM

    can we have details why is the picture of a sign bigger than the story are we dumbing down for iphone users?

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  • localview  |  June 26 2013, 10:45AM

    Accountability & Transparency is always missing from this appalling County authority.

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  • JaneThompson  |  June 25 2013, 9:16PM

    Funny how the LCC rag tells me that they're going to make every pound count, yet 2 'managers' seem to misappropriate half a million quid quite easily. Perhaps Emperor Hill should abdicate and let someone competent run the show? His dog would surely be happier in the countryside than County Hall...

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