Lying On Your CV Or About Salary Could See You Paying Wages Back After Strict Ruling

Lying workers who falsify CVs and past salaries could face being ordered to return huge chunks of their wages after a landmark court ruling. Britain’s most senior judges have ruled salaries obtained fraudulently are considered proceeds of crime. The Supreme Court recently ordered Jon Andrewes, the former chief executive of a hospice, to give back almost £100,000 after he forged qualifications, including PhDs to cover the reality that he was an unqualified builder. Employment lawyer Matt Gingell warned the criminal case sets a gloomy precedent for CV and salary liars.


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