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  • 02 Jul 2018 11:01 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A single fund dedicated to supporting victims in the aftermath of terrorist attacks should be established to prevent fundraising fraud, a group of terror attack survivors has said.

    https://www.thirdsector.co.uk/terror-survivors-group-calls-single-fund-victims-prevent-fraud/fundraising/article/1485904

  • 02 Jul 2018 11:00 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    BBC1 has broadcast a five-part series which looked at different cases of “scammers” and “bogus charities”, and profiled the work of genuine charities.  

    https://www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/bbc1-broadcasts-series-on-charity-fraud.html

  • 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.


    https://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/crime/no-jail-for-despicable-peterborough-charity-fraudster-who-stole-nearly-30-000-from-community-groups-1-8541015

  • 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.

    http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2018-06-11/former-hospice-boss-jailed-for-long-running-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.


    https://www.sundaypost.com/fp/charities-detail-how-scots-aid-was-lost-to-fraud-and-corruption/

  • 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.


    https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/968759/charities-fraud-unreported-insiders-oxfam-haiti-stolen-money

  • 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


    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-44239469

  • 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.

    http://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/hospice-boss-facing-jail-over-credit-card-fraud-11364271691725

  • 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.

    https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/chief-executive-age-concern-found-14640046

  • 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

    https://www.fraudadvisorypanel.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Tackling-Charity-Fraud-Checklist-March2018-1.pdf

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