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A married couple from south-east London have been charged with stealing more than £400,000 from a charity that aids war-torn communities in Afghanistan.
A Catholic priest who admitted giving £145,000 of church money to a woman has been given a two-year sentence suspended for three years.
Fraud costs charities £1.3bn every year: they need clear processes and a whistleblowing policy to minimise the risk.
An investigation into alleged corruption by public officials at Cotswold Water Park Society, whose chief executive was jailed for fraud, has now been closed.
An ex-City trader and former rotary club president has been jailed for five years for conning friends and colleagues in a £3m fraud.
A conman who posed as a vicar and tricked Merseyside charities out of about £90,000 has been jailed for five years.
He was charged with fraud by abuse of position as treasurer between September 2011 and July 2012. The figure involved is £31,003.
Kersys, who moved to England from Lithuania with his family, blew the cash on lavish spending sprees and bought a £22,500 Audi Q7 luxury 4x4, a Playstation games console and a top of the range mountain bik, was unrepentant and sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison.
Walsall Magistrates Court heard the defendant admit to withdrawing £4,430 from cashpoints using the charity’s debit card in January this year. Prosecuting, Mrs Maggie Meakin told the court yesterday that Hall had made 25 transactions on the card before throwing it away.
A "professional conman" who posed as a vicar to scam Liverpool charities out of £30,000 has pleaded guilty to fraud.
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