Western Sweden

Over a dozen convicted in massive benefits fraud

1:08 min
  • Eighteen people have been found guilty by a court in Gothenburg for their involvement in a huge benefits scam which cost the Social Insurance Agency and the municipality of Gothenburg over SEK 40 million.
  • According to the prosecution, the crimes took place between 2012 and 2020.
  • Fourteen people received prison sentences ranging from ten months to seven and a half years.