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  • 16 Mar 2020 12:17 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A CHARITY worker has appeared in court accused of fraud involving an estimated £65,000.

    https://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/18294232.dementia-charity-manager-accused-fraud/?ref=twtrec

  • 08 Mar 2020 6:03 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Two Birmingham men who plundered the finances of a bullying charity they created − pocketing around £75,000 − have been convicted of fraud.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/crime/2020/03/01/bullying-charity-founders-convicted-of-plundering-donations/

  • 01 Mar 2020 9:53 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former head of a UK charity for the disabled has been jailed for five years, and banned from being a director for eight years, for stealing more than £250,000 ($325,000) from the charity’s pension, according to The Pension Regulator (TPR).

    https://www.ai-cio.com/news/uk-charity-ceo-jailed-five-years-raiding-pension/


  • 01 Mar 2020 9:51 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A housing charity has said it is “frustrated and angry” after being targeted by cybercriminals and losing nearly £1m.

    https://www.civilsociety.co.uk/news/charity-loses-nearly-1m-after-sophisticated-cyber-fraud.html


  • 17 Feb 2020 4:23 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    A charity collector has been banned from selling at car boot and jumble sales for two years after defrauding MacMillan Cancer Support.

    https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/walsall/2020/02/14/charity-cheat-gets-two-year-ban-from-car-boot-sales/

  • 16 Feb 2020 11:24 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former head of a charity for the disabled has been jailed for five years after being found guilty of transferring £250,000 from the organisation's pension scheme to buy overseas property and pay off personal debt.

    https://www.ftadviser.com/pensions/2020/02/10/charity-boss-jailed-for-pension-fraud/

  • 09 Feb 2020 9:29 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The JSPCA says the fraud of its disgraced former chief Stephen Coleman left it in a 'dire financial position', as he begins a jail sentence for fraud.

    https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2020-02-07/jspca-former-chief-s-fraud-left-charity-in-dire-financial-position/


  • 09 Feb 2020 9:13 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former chief executive of an animal charity has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he forged the minutes of meetings in order to give himself pay rises and bonuses to fund a “luxury lifestyle”.

    https://www.personneltoday.com/hr/jspca-boss-fraud-prison-sentence/#.Xj834yLZUy4.twitter

  • 09 Feb 2020 8:17 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The former boss of the JSPCA has been sentenced to seven years behind bars after defrauding the charity out of £400,000.

    https://www.itv.com/news/channel/2020-02-06/jspca-boss-sentenced-to-7-years-for-fraud/

  • 09 Feb 2020 6:41 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The scam involved mimicking details of the charity’s contacts and has led to the social housing regulator downgrading its governance rating.

    https://www.charitydigitalnews.co.uk/2020/01/30/cyber-criminals-scam-charity-out-of-almost-1m/


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