Coronavirus – Up to £3.5bn in furlough money could have been wrongly paid out

Industry News | 08/09/20

Up to £3.5bn in wrong or fraudlent claims may have been paid out by the government through its furlough scheme.

HMRC’s top civil servant, Jim Harra, said his staff believe between 5% and 10% of furlough cash could have been handed out wrongly – either through deliberate fraud or error.

Source: Sky