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August 26, 2014
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DAVIS: BEAN COUNTER 'STOLE £186K' FROM MAYFAIR FIRM

MAYFAIR, BOURNEMOUTH A tax accountant has appeared in court today (tues) accused of plundering £186,000 from clients at the Mayfair firm where he worked. Dale Davis, 30, is accused of stealing the funds from customers at Wilton and Partners in Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, west London. He allegedly stole a total of £186,280 from a number of clients over a six month period.

 
August 26, 2014

SCHELL: GREEN BOSS PA PLUNDERED COMPANY ACCOUNTS

CROUCH HILL, STROUD GREEN A secretary to one of Britain’s leading green entrepreneurs siphoned off more than £26,000 of company funds to herself in just four months, a court has heard. Angelika Schell, 52, allegedly funnelled thousands of pounds into her own bank account while working as a personal assistant to Pelham Olive. She had been hired by one of Mr Olive’s firms in December last year, and was put in charge of approving payments. It is alleged she took £16,757 between December 15, 2013 and February 5 this year, and transferred another £9,754 to herself between March 12 and 28.

 



 
August 26, 2014

LAKEMAN: WITNESS SUPPORT OFFICER SEARCHED POLICE REPORT

OLD STREET, HOLBORN A witness care officer accused of illegally accessing crime reports has appeared in court this morning (Tues). Victoria Lakeman, 38, allegedly looked at confidential police information 13 times between April and September last year. The Crown Prosecution Service worker was in the dock at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court this morning for a brief hearing. Wearing a black suit with her long dark hair tied back, Lakeman only spoke to confirm her name, address and date of birth to the court.

 
August 26, 2014
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CROSDALE: TEENS HELD OVER CHARLIE BURNS MURDER

HOMERTON, HACKNEY Two teenagers accused of chasing and stabbing a young man to death in the street were remanded in custody at the Old Bailey today (TUES). Ashan Crosdale, 19, and a 16 year-old boy who cannot be named, allegedly knifed 19 year-old Charlie Burns six times in the chest and back. The victim was chased down the road by a group of youths before being attacked in Frampton Park Road in Homerton, Hackney, on the afternoon of 18 August. Charlie, who lived in Sharon Gardens, was taken to hospital but was pronounced dead at 5.38pm.

 
August 26, 2014

MCLAUGHLIN: NURSE HAD SEX WITH TEENAGE PATIENT

ILFORD, ESSEX A nurse could be facing the end of his career after confessing to his sexual affair with a teenage patient. Mark Mclaughlin met the girl as a 17-year-old in 2006 when he was in his late thirties and she was admitted as an outpatient to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Ilford, Essex. After taking an initial assessment, he commenced weekly therapy sessions with the vulnerable adolescent. She was later discharged from the service but the consultant nurse kept in touch with her because it was 'good procedure'.

 
August 26, 2014

KIRK: BLUNDERING MIDWIFE REMAINS IN THE PROFESSION

LEEDS A senior midwife who failed to realise that a baby was fighting for its life in his mother's womb has been allowed to remain in the profession. Janette Kirk did not notice that the distressed baby's heart rate was abnormal, depriving the first-time mother of emergency medical help, the Nursing and Midwifery Council heard. By the time the 'Patient A' was given an emergency caesarean the distressed baby's skull had fractured on her pelvis and could not be saved. The tiny girl was pronounced dead on 19 June 2011 at St James' Hospital in Leeds.

 
August 26, 2014

IZZY IREKPEN: FORMER YOUNG HAMMERS STAR ACCUSED OF BOUNCER ATTACK

DAGENHAM A former West Ham United youth team star has appeared in court charged with the wounding of a bouncer during a bar brawl. Izzy Iriekpen, 32, who played for the Hammers between 1998 and 2003, allegedly hit the doorman with a glass outside a west London pub during a night out. The powerful centre half was also the captain of West Ham's famous 1999 FA Youth Cup winning team. The side included the likes of Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick and former Chelsea star Joe Cole.

 
August 26, 2014
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ABAZI: SEXUAL ASSAULT OF ASYLUM SEEKER WHO CANNOT BE DEPORTED

SOHO A deported Albanian sneaked back into Britain and sexually assault of French student at hostel where he was being put up at taxpayer's expense. Florian Abazi, 29, who cannot be deported, groped the 19-year-old woman over her clothes and tried to kiss her as she slept in the same dormitory in Soho. Abazi, who served four years for robbery in 2005, assaulted the student after a night of heavy drinking and cannabis smoking. The victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was able to push Abazi off her and find help. Southwark Crown Court heard she was staying in London with a friend in the same mixed room of Abazi’s hostel in Broadwick Street.

 
August 26, 2014
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SOHAIL ASHRAF: DOCTOR WARNED FOR UNECESSARY VAGINAL EXAM AT MANCHESTER 'GO TO DOC' SURGERY

MANCHESTER A GP who took a ‘quick look’ at a woman’s breasts to check if she was pregnant has been given a formal warning for his misconduct. Dr Sohail Ashraf performed the ‘out-of-date’ breast examination on an eight-week pregnant woman at the 'Go to Doc' walk-in centre, in Oldham, Greater Manchester, in May 2009. A Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service panel found that although the examination was not necessary, there was no evidence of any sexual behaviour towards the woman. The married GP was also cleared of sexually motivated behaviour towards another female patient who consulted him at the Urgent Care Centre, Oldham in August 2011.

 
August 22, 2014
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ALJAF: TEEN GETS 12.5 YEARS FOR STABBING COUSIN TO DEATH

LISSON GROVE; PIMLICO A teenager who stabbed his 'popular and bright' cousin to death in a row over just £20 has been jailed for life today (fri). Yusef Aljaf, 19, knifed business student Basel Aghabra, also 19, more than five times in a flat in Lisson Grove, northwest London. The pair were staying at a friend's house and had been laughing and joking together minutes before the killing. But unemployed Aljaf flew into a rage when Mr Aghabra confronted him about money, complaining that he always had to pay for everything, and asked for £20.

 
August 22, 2014

HENRY: FORMER GANG MEMBER BEHIND BARS FOR FORCING HIS WAY INTO MOTHER-AND-BABY HOSTEL TO BEAT UP HIS EX

BARKING, EAST LONDON A former gang member who forced his way into a mother-and-baby hostel and beat up his former partner while she held her daughter has been jailed for 30 months. Jamelle Henry, 23, breached a restraining order barring him from contacting the 17-year-old when he was sent to prison for six months for attacking her while she was pregnant in summer 2013. When he was released from custody on 3 August 2013 he started contacting her immediately, when he returned to prison for breaching his parole he kept contacting her via letter and phone calls. When he was released in May 2014, he began contacting her again, and she agreed to let him see their daughter.


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