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  • 07 Mar 2014 12:30 PM | Anonymous

    Edward McKenzie-Green pleaded guilty to the scam which saw him abusing his position to pay fake companies he had set up. 

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/10680661/Oxfam-anti-fraud-chief-stole-65000-from-the-charity.html


  • 07 Mar 2014 12:29 PM | Anonymous

    Eight arrests have been made as part of an investigation into charity fraud involving thousands of pounds intended to help people in Syria. 

    http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2014-03-04/charity-fraud-arrests/


  • 14 Feb 2014 12:30 PM | Anonymous

    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. 

    http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/finance/news/content/16912/fraud_costs_large_charity_sector_165bn_a_year_report_says


  • 03 Jan 2014 12:32 PM | Anonymous

    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. 

    http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/Church-treasurer-admitd-fraud-tens-thousands/story-20392442-detail/story.html


  • 10 Dec 2013 12:33 PM | Anonymous

    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. 

    http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/10863489.Oxfam_fraud_case_goes_to_Old_Bailey/?ref=var_0


  • 06 Dec 2013 12:35 PM | Anonymous

    The Air Ambulance Service (TAAS) charity is warning people to beware of fraudulent collectors asking for donations via scam leaflets sent nationwide.

    http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/air-ambulance-service-scam-leaflets-dec13


  • 06 Dec 2013 12:34 PM | Anonymous

    The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) warned other charities to be on their guard after the scam cost it about £2,000.

    http://www.oxfordtimes.co.uk/news/10855357.Phone_hacking_fraud_costs_farmers____aid_charity___2_000/


  • 04 Dec 2013 12:35 PM | Anonymous

    Labour’s Geoff Hammond, who represented Higham Hill ward in Walthamstow, was arrested in September by Westminster police investigating a reported fraud at an unnamed charity.

    http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/10841221.Charity_fraud_probe_councillor_resigns/


  • 29 Nov 2013 12:36 PM | Anonymous

    Four people are charged with conspiracy to commit fraud between April 10, 2012, and October 4, 2013, by spending money raised at a dinner held at the Celtic Manor which was intended for the charity.

    http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/gwentnews/10835595.Four_face_Newport_charity_fraud_charges/

  • 08 Nov 2013 12:39 PM | Anonymous

    A loans officer for the collapsed North Yorkshire Credit Union had previously defrauded a string of York businesses.

    http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/10782480.Fraud_shame_of_North_Yorkshire_Credit_Union_officer/


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