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  • 10 Feb 2019 10:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A major scandal which left Holstein UK more than £300,000 out of pocket was ‘very quickly’ recovered through insurance, the charity has said.

    https://www.fginsight.com/news/news/he-had-no-option-but-to-plead-guilty---holstein-uk-recovered-300k-following-worker-fraud-79212


  • 27 Jan 2019 11:20 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Three sporting brothers have been "shamed" for defrauding a charity set up for poor African children, it can now be reported.

    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/sodje-scandal-sporting-brothers-jailed-africa-charity-fraud-131300209.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw

  • 21 Jan 2019 9:52 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Like any other sector, charities are not immune to criminal abuse from fraudsters. Fraud poses a serious risk to valuable funds and sensitive data, and can damage the good reputation of charities, affecting public trust and confidence in the sector as a whole.

    https://www.gov.uk/guidance/protect-your-charity-from-fraud

  • 13 Jan 2019 11:08 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A woman, who worked as a partnership and events manager at Yorkshire Cancer Research in Harrogate, has admitted faking an illness to con a cancer charity out of more than £90,000.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-46812307

  • 13 Jan 2019 11:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The impact had a profound impact on the work that the charity could do and undermined the organisation's reputation

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2019/01/11/jailed-former-shropshire-rspca-chairman-stole-184000-from-the-charity/

  • 07 Jan 2019 9:04 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Online fraud such as phishing will continue to be a huge risk for charities in 2019 – fortunately the NCSC is also stepping up its game supporting the sector with educational resources.

    https://www.charitydigitalnews.co.uk/2019/01/03/four-charity-cyber-security-trends-for-2019/




  • 07 Jan 2019 9:03 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A conman who stole more than £20,000 of charity cash raised for the son of murdered soldier, Lee Rigby, has today been ordered by a judge to pay back £3,247 in compensation.

    https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/trickster-who-stole-murdered-lee-2389612



  • 23 Dec 2018 11:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former boss of a prominent animal charity in Northern Ireland has avoided a prison sentence after being found guilty of fraud earlier this year.

    https://www.itv.com/news/utv/2018-12-17/former-uspca-chief-philpott-receives-suspended-sentence-over-fraud/

  • 17 Dec 2018 5:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An accounts assistant from Telford has been jailed for three years for stealing more than £300,000 from a dairy breed charity.

    https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/crime/2018/12/12/shropshire-dairy-society-worker-is-jailed-for-stealing-more-than-300000/

  • 10 Dec 2018 8:24 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A 42 year old woman and ex-employee of Yorkshire Cancer Research, is charged with fraud against the charity

    https://www.strayfm.com/news/local-news/2755090/ex-employee-of-harrogate-cancer-charity-charged-with-fraud/

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