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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
1. In the financial year 2022-2023 how much has money been lost as a result of fraud?
2. In the financial year 2022-2023 how much has been spent to retrieve money lost to fraud?
1. In the financial year 2022-2023 our total loss to fraud was £262,551.00.
2. We are unable to provide this information as the recovery of fraud cases is included in all SAAS debt recovery managed by the SAAS Recoveries Team. Student overpayments can arise from other circumstances, not just fraudulent activity.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House