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A church and school treasurer who stole £43,000 to fund her rent and daughter's private school fees has been jailed.
A couple who stole more than £125,000 from the charity they worked for and several disabled people have been jailed for three years each.
Callous crooks are raking in a fortune on the back of honest charities.
Advanced Business Solutions, a business applications and services provider, is warning the not-for-profit sector about the dangers of internal fraud and is advising that more needs to be done to prevent it
Uppelle, 41, of Edgbaston, Birmingham, and Jnagal, 37, of Rugeley, Staffs, both admitted conspiracy to defraud.
Edward McKenzie-Green pleaded guilty to the scam which saw him abusing his position to pay fake companies he had set up.
Eight arrests have been made as part of an investigation into charity fraud involving thousands of pounds intended to help people in Syria.
Fraud in the large charity sector costs £1.65bn a year, according to a report published today by accountants BDO and the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies in Portsmouth.
A treasurer who defrauded a church and its pre-school out of tens of thousands of pounds is facing jail. Nicola Holding, aged 49, has admitted taking at least £50,000 from St Boniface’s Church in St Budeaux and its pre-school.
The former head of counter-fraud at Oxfam in Oxford will appear at the Old Bailey next month charged with stealing from the charity. Edward McKenzie-Green, of The Leys, Chipping Norton, is accused of taking £62,857.58 and a laptop in 2011.
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