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  • 06 Mar 2013 1:11 PM | Anonymous

    Chris O'Neill pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud, gambling the money which was meant to have helped injured soldiers, he has been jailed for three years. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-21668150


  • 26 Feb 2013 1:13 PM | Anonymous

    The Charity Fraud Line, likely to start work next month, will retain callers' anonymity and will run all day, every day. The anti-crime charity Crimestoppers is to launch a charity fraud reporting telephone line and website for charities and their staff. 

    http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/news/1172400/crimestoppers-launch-fraud-reporting-line-charity-staff/


  • 11 Feb 2013 1:14 PM | Anonymous

    A woman has been arrested over allegations of fraud against a Preston charity. The Space Centre in Ashton was left with a £800,000 funding black hole after funding it believed it had secured never arrived.

    http://www.lep.co.uk/news/local/woman-arrested-in-charity-fraud-probe-1-5391257


  • 07 Feb 2013 1:15 PM | Anonymous

    A HOLLYWOOD man has been jailed for three years after a fraud which saw him con charities, public bodies and businesses of hundreds of thousands of pounds by duping them into advertising in a student magazine that had ceased publishing. 

    http://www.redditchstandard.co.uk/2013/02/06/news-Hollywood-man-jailed-over-fraud-62433.html


  • 30 Jan 2013 1:17 PM | Anonymous

    A suspected fraudster, regarded as one of the region’s most wanted criminals, has been arrested after he allegedly struck again in Staffordshire. 

    http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2013/01/25/fraud-suspect-held-over-cash-claims-at-churches/


  • 09 Jan 2013 1:19 PM | Anonymous

    A Hereford charity has been "devastated" by a fraudster who stole more than £44,700. David Field, of Glewstone in Ross-on-Wye, worked as the accounts controller at brain injury charity Herefordshire Headway from August 2010. During six months he stole £34,796 through fraudulent debit card use. [read more]

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-20946324


  • 18 Dec 2012 1:20 PM | Anonymous

    The National Fraud Authority is conducting a survey of fraud in the charity sector "to improve understanding of the problem". A selection of charities have been invited to respond with the results being used in the NFA's Annual Fraud Indicator Report published next year. 

    http://www.civilsociety.co.uk/finance/news/content/14038/national_fraud_authority_measuring_charity_fraud


  • 12 Dec 2012 1:21 PM | Anonymous

    A former treasurer of a charity helping people affected by brain injuries has escaped jail for swindling it out of £10,000. Malcolm Hulse, from Gwalchmai, Anglesey, wrote "blank cheques" to himself leaving his local branch of Headway with less than £20. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-west-wales-20681043


  • 03 Dec 2012 1:27 PM | Anonymous

    A charity chief executive who defrauded a nature trust of more than £700,000 has been ordered to pay compensation. 

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-gloucestershire-20556870


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