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  • 15 Aug 2013 12:51 PM | Deleted user

    The cost of fraud is significant in the charity sector, with figures from the National Fraud Authority suggesting that fraudulent activity costs charities as much as £1.3 billion a year.

    http://www.theinformationdaily.com/2013/08/13/five-ways-to-protect-your-charity-from-fraud


  • 05 Aug 2013 12:52 PM | Deleted user

    The charges relate to the Bobby Wright Cancer Fighting Fund, a company called Bobby's Fund and a number of other appeals concerning sick children. Wright, 49, previously of Exeter, Devon and now of Tamworth, Staffordshire, denies the charges. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-23521450


  • 15 Jul 2013 12:53 PM | Deleted user

    Solihull man lived the high life with USA holidays and a BMW after stealing money from Learning Skills and Improvement Service charity. 

    http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/solihull-charity-worker-jailed-after-5099239


  • 11 Jul 2013 12:54 PM | Deleted user

    Prosecution have alleged Mr Wright raised £700,000 for Callum, who was diagnosed with a severe cancer tumour, but only £13,000 of that money was used on the youngster. 

    http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/mums-tears-over-missing-money-4922504

  • 04 Jul 2013 12:55 PM | Deleted user

    A conman who swindled hundreds of thousands of pounds by posing as collector for cancer and disability charities has been jailed for nearly two years.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2352832/Conman-employed-team-bogus-chuggers-steal-214-000-shoppers-thought-donating-cancer-charities.html


  • 20 Jun 2013 12:56 PM | Deleted user

    The former chief of counter fraud at Oxfam UK appeared at City of London Magistrates Court accused of defrauding the charity out of more than £60,000. 

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/10127628/Oxfam-anti-fraud-chief-accused-of-fraud.html 



  • 07 Jun 2013 12:57 PM | Deleted user

    Fraudsters swarm to take advantage of highly publicized emergencies, and many bogus charities that pop up under the guise of helping victims are just pocketing the donations.

    http://www.fraud-magazine.com/article.aspx?id=4294978232


  • 06 Jun 2013 12:58 PM | Deleted user

    Peter Stead posed as comedian Peter Kay's brother to defraud pub landlords by claiming to be raising money for charity.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/may/31/peter-kay-conman-fraud


  • 22 May 2013 1:00 PM | Deleted user

    Charity staff can anonymously report suspected fraud either by phone or online, with information to be passed either to the charity in question, the Charity Commission or the police. 

    http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/go/news/article/1182172/crimestoppers-opens-new-charity-fraud-line/


  • 17 May 2013 1:01 PM | Deleted user

    The charity Crimestoppers has launched a Charity Fraud Line service to take information about charity fraud.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/crimestoppers-launches-service-to-tackle-charity-fraud-may13


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