• 21 Feb 2023 12:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The tragic events in Turkey and Syria have led many of us to donate to charity to help the suffering of those affected. But an industry watchdog has warned that we need to be sure that we're not falling into the hands of fraudsters.

  • 30 Jan 2023 9:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A pernicious and disheartening crime, fundraising fraud poses a threat to the entire charity sector. Here, experts provide their thoughts on how to manage the relevant risks.

  • 09 Jan 2023 9:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A Black Lives Matter organiser has pleaded not guilty to fraud charges relating to fundraising pages set up around the time of the demonstration in Bristol that ended with a statue of Edward Colston being toppled into the city’s harbour.

  • 03 Jan 2023 8:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    An official who defrauded the Church of England out of £5.2 million to spend on his lavish lifestyle travelling the world has been jailed for five years.

  • 24 Oct 2022 9:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A former church official from the Black Country said to have clocked up more flights than globetrotting broadcaster Alan Whicker has pleaded guilty to defrauding a charity of more than £5 million.

  • 22 Aug 2022 9:27 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Charity Commission has begun an investigation into the Joint Armed Forces Legal Advocacy Service (JAFLAS) in the wake of the continued involvement of notorious struck-off solicitor Dr Alan Blacker.

  • 11 Jul 2022 9:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Metropolitan Police has confirmed that Martin Sargeant, former Head of Operations in the Two Cities, has been charged with fraud and money-laundering, dating back to between 2009 and 2019.

  • 04 Apr 2022 10:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    HMRC and the Charity Commission have both released guidance for avoiding self assessment scammers and bogus charities attempting to exploit the public.

  • 24 Jan 2022 9:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    A former manager at an autism charity has been jailed after it was found she used the organisation’s funds for private holidays.

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