This month in the northern France: a former union leader at Ascoval suspected of misappropriation for 500 000 euros, a pharmacist in Lille judged for high-level social security fraud, and fraudulent sales of plots in a cementery in Valenciennes.
The regional press talks about a preliminary investigation against the president of Lille European Metropolis for misappropriation of public funds, a former mayor of Le Touqet convicted for conflict of interest, and Total Direct Énergie victim of fraud by sales agents in Dunkirk.
A ransomware attack against a construction group, a case of misappropriation of public funds in a city in Pas-de-Calais, and a case of fraudulent obtaining in a company in Bailleul have been reported during this month of July 2020 in the Northern France.
The weighbridge fraudmay be difficult to detect for industrial companies and may cause important financial losses. We present some of the main risks of weighbridge-related frauds and some best practices to prevent them.
In a legal proceeding, the prevailing party may ask for the costs reimbursement by the opposing party, especially in a civil proceeding. This may include the private investigation costs which were necessary to provide evidence.
The access to open data and their use to understand the coronavirus crisis is a subject of major concern for Solvest. The high range of data presented in medias, the communication of year-to-date figures rather than daily figures, and sometimes the lack of synthesis and graphic representation may make this crisis difficult to follow-up.