This month Counter Fraud Services (CFS) will join hundreds of organisations across the world in a global campaign to raise awareness of fraud and highlight the importance of fraud prevention. Did you know fraud is now the crime you are most likely to experience during your lifetime? Fraud can be a hidden crime, as fraudsters […]

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Everyone has a responsibility to prevent fraud in our Health Service said the Assistant Director of the Counter Fraud Services (CFS). Speaking at the start of International Fraud Awareness Week CFS Assistant Director Donna Scott said: “The services of the Health and Social Care (HSC) are used by us all and we must work together […]

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CFPS is pleased to announce the appointment of Donna Scott as our new Assistant Director, effective Monday 03 July 2017. Donna joins CFPS with a wealth of knowledge and an extensive legal background having held a number of senior legal management positions in Northern Ireland. Donna holds an Honours degree in law from Queen’s University, […]

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An attempt to fraudulently order a prescription drug was prevented when pharmacists became suspicious of a doctor’s signature. Eddie Cowley aka Gallagher (25) of Scarva Walk, Banbridge pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation on October 7, 2014. The accused had been brought before Newry magistrates on a bench warrant as he had missed a […]

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH 31 August 2016 Company convicted for illegal sales of prescription medicines Food retail company European Delicatessance (2008) Ltd was yesterday sentenced at Belfast Magistrates’ Court having pleaded guilty to the illegal sales of prescription medicines from its specialist Eastern European ‘Polita’ convenience food stores in Belfast, Lisburn and Ballymena. The Company was […]

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