“Fraud under the Furlough Scheme – The Key Questions and Answers for those Investigated under the Scheme” – An Article by Yasin Patel & Amy Hazlewood

Imagine the letter from the Police, the SFO or HMRC: “We would like to discuss your company’s loan that was secured from the government’s bounce bank loan scheme.  You are invited to attend an interview at …”. This is no longer a possibility for many: it is now a reality.

In May 2020 Yasin Patel and Amy Hazlewood assessed some of the key statutory and common law provisions pertaining to Fraud under the Furlough Scheme and now answer some of the most commonly asked questions in relation to the procedural steps and stages once investigations are begun by the different government agencies regarding Furlough Fraud.

 

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