Iraq’s defence minister ‘reported for alleged benefits fraud in Sweden’

Iraq’s defence minister ‘reported for alleged benefits fraud in Sweden’

Iraq's defence minister, Najah al-Shammari, has been reported for benefits fraud in Sweden after allegedly claiming child and housing support for years, despite living in Baghdad, according to reports in Sweden.

Declining number of sick days being taken in Sweden

Declining number of sick days being taken in Sweden

Woman and sons jailed for faking disability to claim benefits

Woman and sons jailed for faking disability to claim benefits

Sweden gets tougher on immigrating parents

Sweden gets tougher on immigrating parents

Cheating Swedish parents to pay back millions in benefits

Cheating Swedish parents to pay back millions in benefits

Cheating Swedes fake children’s sick leave

Cheating Swedes fake children’s sick leave

Parents told to pay back millions to Swedish state

Parents told to pay back millions to Swedish state

Benefit fraud: Snitches save Sweden millions

Benefit fraud: Snitches save Sweden millions

Snitching Swedes help unmask benefits cheats

Snitching Swedes help unmask benefits cheats

placeholder image

Unions demand tax increases

placeholder image

Early retirement rises – sick leave down

placeholder image

Lower taxes in opposition budget

placeholder image

Students ‘can claim benefits during holidays’

placeholder image

One in five Swedish homes depends on benefits

placeholder image

Self-employed ‘should pay less for unemployed’

placeholder image

Fugitive ‘entitled to state benefits’

placeholder image

Parents of ‘sick kids’ in massive fraud

placeholder image

Benefit cheats ‘owe state 1 billion’

placeholder image

Cheats claim 20 percent of child sickness benefit

placeholder image

Few divide parental leave equally

placeholder image

Sick benefits to be curtailed

placeholder image

Benefits agency closes 309 offices

placeholder image

Workers ‘will leave unions after fee rise’

placeholder image

Controversial benefit cuts backed by MPs

placeholder image

Cash bonus to get jobless back to work

placeholder image

Social Democrats ‘cannot reverse benefit cuts’

placeholder image

Benefit cheats threatened with jail

placeholder image

Swedes abroad run from student debts

placeholder image

Dads still not taking ‘fair share’ of parental leave

placeholder image

Who pays for Sweden’s free lunch?

placeholder image

Ever more young people in early retirement

Swedes turn on benefit cheats

Swedes turn on benefit cheats

placeholder image

Government offers money for stay-at-home parents

95 percent of Swedes ‘cheat the system’

95 percent of Swedes ‘cheat the system’

placeholder image

Stricter sick rules push up ‘last resort’ benefit claims

placeholder image

Major reduction in sick leave claims

placeholder image

Sweden’s welfare rolls continue to shrink

placeholder image

Greens demand interest on late social security payments

placeholder image

Sweden reins in sick leave payouts

placeholder image

Fewer claiming benefits in Sweden: report

Five percent of Swedes on sickness benefits

Five percent of Swedes on sickness benefits

placeholder image

Riksdag sets tougher limits for sick benefits

placeholder image

Billions in benefits paid out in error

Government pledges boost for big families

Government pledges boost for big families

placeholder image

Faked cerebral palsy netted millions in benefit

placeholder image

More Swedes denied sick benefits

placeholder image

Sick benefit reform puts people back to work

placeholder image

Sick benefit claims plateau after falls

placeholder image

Faked illnesses netted fraudsters 75 million

More Swedes appeal sickness benefits denials

More Swedes appeal sickness benefits denials

placeholder image

Disabled ‘trafficked’ to Sweden in benefits fraud

Facebook ‘fair game’ in benefits cheats battle

Facebook ‘fair game’ in benefits cheats battle

placeholder image

Long-term unemployed tapped for Swedish cultural preservation bid

placeholder image

More Swedes dependent on welfare payments

Sweden alters parental leave benefit rules

Sweden alters parental leave benefit rules

Benefits cheats defraud Sweden of billions

Benefits cheats defraud Sweden of billions

Agency to probe small-time cheats

Agency to probe small-time cheats

Sickness benefits claims break agency’s budget

Sickness benefits claims break agency’s budget

Sweden to scale down political pensions

Sweden to scale down political pensions

Swede collects benefits for candy and hairspray

Swede collects benefits for candy and hairspray

placeholder image

Politician got benefits for son working abroad

placeholder image

Fake wheelchair man accused of conning carer

‘Pension age could inch up again’: report

‘Pension age could inch up again’: report

‘Stupid’ to keep sick pay rule: Christian Democrats

‘Stupid’ to keep sick pay rule: Christian Democrats

Swedes and immigrants rely on benefits equally

Swedes and immigrants rely on benefits equally

placeholder image

Moderates: ‘Immigrants should sign Swedish contract’