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  • 24 Jun 2018 9:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A fraudster whose ‘despicable’ actions left two community groups nearly £30,000 out of pocket avoided being sent to prison - because of the impact the sentence would have on her children.


  • 18 Jun 2018 9:26 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former chief executive of one of Teesside's best known hospices has been sentenced to four years behind bars after admitting fraud.


  • 11 Jun 2018 2:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraud involving thousands of pounds of inflated travel expenses, exaggerated utility bills and unauthorised cash advances has been reported on overseas projects funded by the Scottish Government.


  • 03 Jun 2018 8:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Almost half of all insider fraud in charities is not reported, according to a report by the official regulator.


  • 28 May 2018 9:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former boss of a branch of Age Concern has been jailed for defrauding the charity out of more than £700,000


  • 20 May 2018 10:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Man pleads guilty to abusing his position as chief executive of Butterwick Hospice by using its credit card for personal gain.


  • 14 May 2018 12:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A chief executive at Age Concern is behind bars after he was found guilty of diverting more than £700,000 from the charity to himself during a fraud spanning eight years.


  • 14 May 2018 12:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    This checklist should be read in conjunction with Tackling fraud in the charity sector: prevention is better than cure, a special report by the Fraud Advisory Panel and Charity Commission


  • 07 May 2018 1:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Newcastle Crown Court heard he is accused of paying 60 cheques into his own account, awarding himself 12 unauthorised bonuses and 19 additional pension top-ups.


  • 07 May 2018 1:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A five-part series on charity fraud is due to be broadcast on BBC1, with filming taking place next month.



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