Russian radio spread ‘fake interview’ about mental health in Sweden

Russian radio spread ‘fake interview’ about mental health in Sweden

Some Russian media outlets are reporting on a wave of mental illness sweeping across Sweden, referring to made-up figures and a faked interview with the director-general of the Swedish Social Insurance Agency, a spokesperson has told The Local.

Record number of Swedish parents caught faking child’s sick leave

Record number of Swedish parents caught faking child’s sick leave

Swedish sick pay reputation ‘misleading’

Swedish sick pay reputation ‘misleading’

Woman claims sick pay despite running career

Woman claims sick pay despite running career

Swede’s salary chopped for Facebook use

Swede’s salary chopped for Facebook use

Benefit fraud: Snitches save Sweden millions

Benefit fraud: Snitches save Sweden millions

Snitching Swedes help unmask benefits cheats

Snitching Swedes help unmask benefits cheats

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Government’s shock claim: Only the sick can claim sick pay

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“Extraordinary measures” to get long term sick into work

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Benefit seekers offered Internet porn shows

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Benefits office sheds 1,400 jobs

Swedes turn on benefit cheats

Swedes turn on benefit cheats

Agency head resigns

Agency head resigns

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Parental benefit cheats fewer than expected

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Wrong turn costs woman right to income replacement

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Woman’s benefits withdrawn due to large breasts

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Auditors lash out at student loans body

Restructuring problems cause late social insurance payments

Restructuring problems cause late social insurance payments

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Greens demand interest on late social security payments

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Nurse gets injury payout after 36 years

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Sweden reins in sick leave payouts

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Sex chat woman loses sickness benefits

Bunny pic unmasks Swedish benefits cheat

Bunny pic unmasks Swedish benefits cheat

Criminals caught up in benefits cheat probe

Criminals caught up in benefits cheat probe

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‘Schizophrenic’ woman guilty of benefits fraud

Woman refuses ‘Sweden’s smallest benefit payment’

Woman refuses ‘Sweden’s smallest benefit payment’

Benefits agency guilty of gender discrimination

Benefits agency guilty of gender discrimination

Five percent of Swedes on sickness benefits

Five percent of Swedes on sickness benefits

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Social Insurance Agency ‘too generous’: report

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Holocaust survivor can keep pension: court

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Social Insurance Agency ‘too slow’: report

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Billions in benefits paid out in error

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Faked illnesses netted fraudsters 75 million

Court affirms pregnancy can be an ‘illness’

Court affirms pregnancy can be an ‘illness’

Bodström ‘faces tough choice’ over leave rebuff

Bodström ‘faces tough choice’ over leave rebuff

Foreign-born denied benefits more frequently

Foreign-born denied benefits more frequently

More Swedes appeal sickness benefits denials

More Swedes appeal sickness benefits denials

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Authorities look to stem false benefit payments

One in five fathers rejects parental leave: study

One in five fathers rejects parental leave: study

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Man on sick pay ran ‘rolling’ alcohol shop

Agency to cancer victim: ‘go to social services’

Agency to cancer victim: ‘go to social services’

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Number blunder makes man ‘father’ of two

‘Disabled’ fraudster nabbed in massive scam

‘Disabled’ fraudster nabbed in massive scam

Sickness benefits claims break agency’s budget

Sickness benefits claims break agency’s budget

Swede collects benefits for candy and hairspray

Swede collects benefits for candy and hairspray

Agency to cancer patient: When will you die?

Agency to cancer patient: When will you die?

Fathers make up third of parental leave

Fathers make up third of parental leave