Social insurance fraud leads to sentence of four months imprisonment

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A man in his 50s in Inner Finnmark District Court was sentenced to prison for four months for having defrauded themselves 375.000 NOK from NAV.

The fraud went on for four years, writes Altaposten.
– During the period from 6 April 2009 to 2 June 2013 in Kautokeino and / or elsewhere he submitted his electronic notification card to NAV where he stated to have worked all together 74 hours, despite the fact that he actually worked together 2,259 hours, it was said in the indictment.

The man pleaded guilty and acknowledged that the reason he gave incorrect information was to deceive and receive money from NAV.

He was sentenced to 120 days in jail and must pay 73,538 kroner in

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