County fends off £500k cyber fraud attempts

By Martin Ford | 22 July 2022

Nottinghamshire CC has thwarted two attempts to defraud the council totalling more than £500,000.

Cyber criminals attempted to secure a payouts worth a combined £527,040 in two cases that took place in the 2021/22 financial year, a meeting of the council’s governance committee has heard.

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Finance Digital Fraud Crime Council staff