In the last year, a total of 1166 individuals reviewed for trygdesvindel for 233 million. Half of the amount applies to the fraud of unemployment benefits.
In 2015 were 1472 people reviewed for trygdesvindel for 302 million. When was the message from the ministry of Labour and sosialminister Anniken Hauglie (H) that several rogues should be taken, but it has not happened.
– the welfare system is a safety net for those who get in a difficult economic situation. It is serious when someone chooses to abuse the arrangements. Anyone who receives benefits from Nav, have a duty to provide accurate information, ” says the ministry of labour and velferdsdirektør Sigrun Vågeng.
Six of the ten cases apply to people who have been working without informing the Nav.
Many of the largest cases arbeidsmarkedskriminalitet. A common feature of such cases is that the velferdsmidler be exploited to reduce labour costs, which gives your business a competitive advantage. 126 persons were prosecuted for such crimes for a total of 47,8 million. Of these are 20 people prosecuted for complicity. In many cases, the cooperating employer and the employee about the scam.
One of the biggest enkeltsakene in the last year about fraud of a total of 1.4 million where the employer and the employee has worked to get paid sick pay, unemployment benefits and parental benefits.
Trygdesvindel be punished strictly. Fraud of nok 90,000, is punished, usually with immediate imprisonment. Nav also requires always return the money. (NTB)