Audit should locate the culprits but will it?

Fraudsters seem to be covering their tracks Venkat Raman Auckland, May 31, 2020 The Wage Subsidy Scheme was the first relief package announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Finance Minister Grant Robertson at their media conference on March 25, 2020 as the country moved to Alert 4 lockdown, allowing only essential services to operate. Called, ‘The Covid-19 Wage Subsidy,’…

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Wage Subsidy fraud goes beyond New Zealand borders

Venkat Raman Auckland, May 31, 2020 Hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders have benefited from the government’s Wage Subsidy Scheme but unfortunately, there have been a number of people who have also received the benefit through fraudulent means as per the information obtained by Indian Newslink. ‘The Covid-19 Wage Subsidy’ made a flat payment for 12 weeks at $585.80 per…

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