More fraud in Britain forecast as bounce-back loans scheme extended

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Promoting the furlough extension with new logo
Promoting the furlough extension with new logo Credit: Rishi Sunak Twitter

ACCORDING to an article published in the Mail on Sunday, it has discovered that fraudsters are getting ready to recruit people through the dark net to share profits by defrauding banks (and eventually the British taxpayer) as the furlough schemes are extended.

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak is encouraging high street banks to continue to offer ‘bounce-back loans’ underwritten by the Government and it seems that the crooks are ready to pounce.

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His policies have been criticised by many as has his adaptation of the Conservative Party logo where the word Conservative has been replaced by his name.

As previously explained in Euro Weekly News, it is believed by the British National Audit Office that as much as £26 billion (€28.6 billion) of the initial loans will never be paid back, in some cases because genuine borrowers have gone bankrupt but, in many cases because the loans were made to fake companies.


The scheme itself has already been extended until January 2021 and that may be extended again whilst more banks are being asked to make loans to new customers who have no track record with the bank involved, which could make it even easier for the fraudsters who will share the monies with those they recruit.

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