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  • 07 May 2018 1:07 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Newcastle Crown Court heard he is accused of paying 60 cheques into his own account, awarding himself 12 unauthorised bonuses and 19 additional pension top-ups.

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/05/01/age-concern-chief-executive-stole-70000-charity-paying-cheques/

  • 07 May 2018 1:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A five-part series on charity fraud is due to be broadcast on BBC1, with filming taking place next month.


    https://www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/bbc1-to-broadcast-five-part-series-on-charity-fraud.html


  • 30 Apr 2018 9:26 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The very nature of many non-profit organisations’ operating environment often means that there is possibility and scope for fraud.

    https://www.croweclarkwhitehill.co.uk/charity-fraud-risk-management/

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:16 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A warning has been issued after the would-be fraudsters were said to be going door-to-door raising money for the ‘much-loved’ Black Country charity.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2018/04/20/warning-after-bogus-charity-collectors-pose-as-beacon-centre-fundraisers/

  • 22 Apr 2018 10:15 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Sadly there are clever fraudsters operating who abuse the good name and reputation of both individual charities and the charity sector as a whole.

    https://www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk/support-advice-for-donors/safer-giving-advice/

  • 15 Apr 2018 7:57 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    He also conned Comic Relief, the Police and Crime Commissioner's Office and even his own father

    https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/ex-charity-boss-david-ekert-1449844

  • 09 Apr 2018 3:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The Charity Commission has warned charities to be vigilant to the rise in fraudulent emails aimed at charity finance departments, impersonating CEOs

    https://www.charitydigitalnews.co.uk/2018/04/03/charity-commission-warns-ceo-email-fraud/

  • 09 Apr 2018 3:40 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A man has been jailed for three years and four months for stealing £216,000 from a Christian charity in Leeds.

    https://www.thirdsector.co.uk/former-officer-jailed-stealing-216000-christian-charity/finance/article/1461095

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:06 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The total value of the fraud was in excess of £450,000 and was a contributing factor to the charity, Team Wearside, having to close its doors

    https://www.sun-fm.com/news/local/2541079/north-east-trio-jailed-for-fraud-totalling-almost-half-a-million/

  • 03 Apr 2018 1:05 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A Huddersfield man has been sentenced to three years and four months imprisonment for fraud related offences against a local charity

    http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/2018-03-29/huddersfield-man-sentenced-in-charity-fraud-case/

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