On Wednesday came the verdict against the 17 people who were on trial at the Växjö district court, suspected of several cases of serious fraud and serious penningtvättsbrott. They had cheated to the state dental care support in the years 2012-2016, a total of approximately five million. Thirteen of the defendants are sentenced, of which the principal gets four years in prison and seven years disqualification from activity, for, among other things, serious fraud, gross penningtvättsbrott, roughly accounting fraud and serious tax evasion.
area manager within the dental service at the social security office, says it is difficult to assess how common this type of fraud is:
– the Number of judgments since this insurance was introduced, are very few. In the case of a handful of cases. But this is a matter which we have worked with for a long time and looks very serious in the case of very high amount, " she says.
" We have a mission to check and identify the players who have a high-risk behaviour in order to create false payouts, and we work actively with each day.
the Insurance authority with a new opportunity to avansluta the actors where several erroneous payments identified.
– It is an improvement and an important prerequisite for us to become more efficient in the verification process, " says Linda Jakobsson.
the Three companies, registered in a 42-year-old Växjöbo, has been used to pick out the money from the Insurance, among other things, for measures that are never carried out on the patients, or carried out by non-licensed staff. 50 patients were used.
the defendants were, among other things, a man who helped with the accounting and money laundering by other companies. He is sentenced to two years in prison. The principal's brother is sentenced to one year and three months in prison for money laundering by sek 1.1 million. Further, two of the convicts sat in to the companies ' boards. They were convicted inter alia, of aiding and abetting the fraud, gross penningtvättsbrott and serious accounting fraud. The sentence will be probation, respectively, service to the community, for the other it will be a conditional sentence and fines. The convicts are between 24 and 62 years.
the Trial has been going on for six months.