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  • 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

  • 14 May 2018 12:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A chief executive at Age Concern is behind bars after he was found guilty of diverting more than £700,000 from the charity to himself during a fraud spanning eight years.

    https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/chief-executive-age-concern-found-14640046

  • 14 May 2018 12:12 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    This checklist should be read in conjunction with Tackling fraud in the charity sector: prevention is better than cure, a special report by the Fraud Advisory Panel and Charity Commission

    https://www.fraudadvisorypanel.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Tackling-Charity-Fraud-Checklist-March2018-1.pdf

  • 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/

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