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Fraud investigation

Investigating and reporting fraud related allegations where public sector monies are involved.

Reporting fraud cases. Where appropriate, it recommends disciplinary and financial recovery. Or that measures be taken to close loopholes.

As investigations gather evidence to establish whether fraud-related crimes have been committed, many aspects are considered, including:

  • standard of evidence required for a criminal court
  • the integrity of evidence
  • whether a search warrant or forensic assistance is necessary
  • what information requires to be disclosed to The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.

More information on this service

Visit the Counter Fraud Services website (external link)