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  • 11 Sep 2013 12:48 PM | Deleted user

    Kevin Wright was convicted of 10 counts of theft and two of fraud by false representation at an earlier hearing at Nottingham Crown Court stealing nearly £1m from children’s cancer charities, including one he set up to help his own son, has been jailed for five years.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/1m-cancer-charity-thief-is-jailed-8800855.html


  • 04 Sep 2013 12:49 PM | Deleted user

    A 17-year-old girl has admitted taking more than £1,000 donated by charitable locals following the tragic death of a teenager. 

    http://www.thisisplymouth.co.uk/Plymouth-teenager-admits-charity-fraud/story-19733952-detail/story.html#axzz2dj120w2I


  • 15 Aug 2013 12:51 PM | Deleted user

    Kevin Wright, 49, is charged with 10 counts of theft and three of fraud in relation to the Bobby Wright Cancer Fighting Fund, or to a company called Bobby's Fund, and a number of other appeals concerning other sick children.

    http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/jury-out-cancer-fraud-tamworth-5714761


  • 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


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