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  • 09 Jul 2018 6:44 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A fraudster who has been branded as a “female Fagin” has been jailed for nearly four years after she fleeced a charity-run community gym, Exercise 4 All, during a £392,000 scam.

    https://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/news/a-fraudster-and-female-fagin-fleeced-a-charity-gym-during-a-392-000-scam-1-9233022

  • 09 Jul 2018 6:43 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The mother of a homeless man who stole from Manchester bombing victims has been given a suspended sentence for defrauding Sea Palling Voluntary Rescue Service.

    http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2018-07-03/mother-of-bombing-thief-sentenced-for-fraud/

  • 02 Jul 2018 11:01 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A single fund dedicated to supporting victims in the aftermath of terrorist attacks should be established to prevent fundraising fraud, a group of terror attack survivors has said.

    https://www.thirdsector.co.uk/terror-survivors-group-calls-single-fund-victims-prevent-fraud/fundraising/article/1485904

  • 02 Jul 2018 11:00 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    BBC1 has broadcast a five-part series which looked at different cases of “scammers” and “bogus charities”, and profiled the work of genuine charities.  

    https://www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/bbc1-broadcasts-series-on-charity-fraud.html

  • 24 Jun 2018 9:59 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A fraudster whose ‘despicable’ actions left two community groups nearly £30,000 out of pocket avoided being sent to prison - because of the impact the sentence would have on her children.


    https://www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/crime/no-jail-for-despicable-peterborough-charity-fraudster-who-stole-nearly-30-000-from-community-groups-1-8541015

  • 18 Jun 2018 9:26 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former chief executive of one of Teesside's best known hospices has been sentenced to four years behind bars after admitting fraud.

    http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/2018-06-11/former-hospice-boss-jailed-for-long-running-fraud/


  • 11 Jun 2018 2:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Fraud involving thousands of pounds of inflated travel expenses, exaggerated utility bills and unauthorised cash advances has been reported on overseas projects funded by the Scottish Government.


    https://www.sundaypost.com/fp/charities-detail-how-scots-aid-was-lost-to-fraud-and-corruption/

  • 03 Jun 2018 8:52 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Almost half of all insider fraud in charities is not reported, according to a report by the official regulator.


    https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/968759/charities-fraud-unreported-insiders-oxfam-haiti-stolen-money

  • 28 May 2018 9:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former boss of a branch of Age Concern has been jailed for defrauding the charity out of more than £700,000


    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-44239469

  • 20 May 2018 10:22 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Man pleads guilty to abusing his position as chief executive of Butterwick Hospice by using its credit card for personal gain.

    http://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/hospice-boss-facing-jail-over-credit-card-fraud-11364271691725

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