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December 22, 2014

CLAY: BOSS FACES JAIL FOR HUGE SCAM

NOTTINGHAM A partner in a property investment marketing firm is facing jail after he admitted pulling off an 'elaborate' £50m scam. Richard Clay, 49, and co-partner Kathryn Clark, 52, used company Arck LLP to swindle millions from individual investors and Independent Financial Advisors. Between 2006 and 2012 the pair created and marketed various unregulated financial products to enable the massive fraud. Clay appeared in the dock at Southwark Crown Court and pleaded guilty to three fraud charges brought by the Serious Fraud Office.
  December 19, 2014

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GANG MASTERS WHO PAID MIGRANTS £1 A WEEK TO PICK BROCCOLI JAILED

READING, BERKS; KING'S LYNN, NORFOLK; Two gang masters who paid migrants as little as £1 per week for back-breaking work picking broccoli were jailed for a total of just 32 months today (fri). Latvian nationals Ivars Mezals, 28, and Juris Valujevs, 36, refused to employ labourers until they built up a 'rent debt' from crowded accommodation provided by the pair. Workers who complained at the conditions were threatened with violence and one was told: 'If you don't pay your life will be ended like Alisa's'. Alisa Dmitrijeva, a 17-year-old Latvian woman, was found dead on New Year's Day 2012 on the Queen's Sandringham Estate.
 
December 19, 2014

HENDERSON: TRIAL OF ACCUSED SHELTERBOX FRAUDSTERS STAYS IN LONDON

TRURO, CORNWALL The trial of a charity boss will stay in London after an application to have the hearing moved to Cornwall was thrown out today (fri). Thomas Henderson, 63, is the former chief executive officer of ShelterBox, a charity fronted by the Duchess of Cornwall. He was sacked after allegedly carrying out a five year scam on the disaster relief organisation between 2007 and 2012. Henderson also tried to steal 1,000 tents from the charity, which provides emergency shelter and supplies to communities hit by humanitarian crisis, it is claimed.
  December 19, 2014

DAVIES:GIFT AID CHARITY TRIO IN COURT

KINGSTON, ESHER, SURREY; MANCHESTER; SHREWSBURY Three members of the same family accused of fraudulently claiming millions of pounds in gift aid and tax relief appeared in court today (fri). John Davies, 57, Benjamin Davies, 27, and Melody Davies, 26, allegedly caused £6.5m of gift aid and tax incentives to be paid back to two charities based in Kingston, Surrey. The Davies family allegedly organised the repayments to the Sompan Foundation and Kurbet Foundation over a nine-year period from 2005 to 2014. But many of the individuals said to have donated to the charities using gift aid and tax relief simply did not exist, Southwark Crown Court heard.
 
December 19, 2014

SUNDARESAN:GP WHO PRETENDED HE TREATED DEAD PATIENTS STRUCK OFF

ROCHDALE, GR MANCHESTER A £130,000-a-year GP who pretended he had treated patients who were already dead to hit NHS targets could faces being struck off. Dr Thirumurugan Sundaresan, 40, made 7,600 amendments to the records of 1,700 patients in just one weekend, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service heard. Investigators found he claimed to have seen one patient who was on holiday, two who were not in the country, one who was in prison and two who were dead, at the two-partner practice. The GP partner roped in unwitting colleagues to input the data in a bid to meet Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) targets, which determine how much funding a surgery receives as a 'bonus' payment at the end of the financial year.
  December 18, 2014

MEZALS:MIGRANTS WERE PAID £1 A WEEK TO PICK BROCCOLI

WISBECH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE; KING'S LYNN, NORFOLK Two gang masters who paid migrants as little as £1 per week for back-breaking work picking broccoli are facing jail. Latvian nationals Ivars Mezals, 28, and Juris Valujevs, 36, refused to employ labourers until they built up a 'rent debt' from crowded accommodation provided by the pair. Workers who complained at the conditions were threatened with violence and one was told: 'If you don't pay your life will be ended like Alisa's'. Alisa Dmitrijeva, 17, was a Latvian woman found dead on New Year's Day 2012 on the Queen's Sandringham Estate.
 
December 18, 2014

REID:POSTIE ACCUSED OF THIEVING SMART PHONES ON ROUND

HACKNEY, EAST LONDON A postman accused of stealing thousands of pounds worth of mobile phones appeared in court today (thurs). Paul Reid, 27, allegedly stole smart phones worth £4060 that he was meant to be delivering on his round. Reid was arrested along with other employees at Royal Mail and Parcelforce after 51 iPhone and Samsung Galaxy orders went missing. The postie is charged with 11 counts of theft from a central London depot between May and June this year.
  December 18, 2014

DEEBLE:WOMAN SUBLET FLAT WHILE STUDYING FULL TIME

FOREST GATE, GOODMAYES, EAST LONDON A woman sublet her flat while she studied full time at the University of Bedford, a court heard. Simone Deeble, 25, is accused of illegally renting out her flat at Sarwan House on Katherine Road, Forest Gate, to Ann Marie Ryan while claiming housing benefit for the property. She pocketed handouts between 2007 and 2009 while receiving both a student loan and grants for her education, Snaresbrook Crown Court heard. Deeble denied one count of failing to notify the London Borough of Newham of a change in her circumstances and one charge of fraud by failing to disclose information.
 
December 18, 2014

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HOPE:TRADER BLAMES OLDER MENTOR FOR DRAWING HIM INTO PONZI FRAUD

CANARY WHARF, EAST LONDON; BOURNE END, BUCKS A foreign currency trader dubbed 'King Popper' for his lavish spending on champagne blamed a 'mesmerising' older mentor for drawing him into a Ponzi scheme. Alex Hope, 25, boasted he was a financial wizard while allegedly masterminding the £5.5m investment scam to fund his love of gambling and exclusive nightclubs. The former Wembley stadium catering manager reinvented himself as a currency markets expert and blew £2m in an astonishing binge, Southwark Crown Court heard. He was promoted as a 'successful and talented' trader by partner in crime, Raj Von Badlo, 56, who has admitted enticing people into the fraud and making misleading statements.
  December 17, 2014

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FARAH: FRAUDSTERS IN £7K SPENDING SPREE WALK FREE FROM COURT

BARNET, NORTH LONDON Two fraudsters who racked up more than £7,000 using stolen credit card details during a four day online 'spending spree' walked free from court today. Students Ibraahim Cabdulgadir and Abdikahim Farah both 21, also splashed out on tickets to Manchester United matches, clothes and hotel stays in a 'dishonest and selfish' crime, the Old Bailey heard. They spent £7,285 in total but were caught by an online booking system which detected their fraudulent details after trying to get rooms at book accommodation at the five star Andaz Hotel in central London. Cabdulgadir, of West Hendon Broadway, Barnet, north London, who is in his first year of a Business Studies degree at London's Southbank University made £3,046 in purchases.
 
December 16, 2014

PALMER:CHARITY BOSSES ACCUSED OF FLEECING DONATORS

HORNCHURCH, ESSEX; CROYDON, SOUTH LONDON Three charity bosses appeared in court today (tues) charged with stealing tens of thousands of pounds donated to the cause by generous members of the public. HealingUK trustees Gregg Palmer, Lynn Watson and Christopher Shaw allegedly abused their positions to pocket the sum over two years, Westminster Magistrates Court heard. The three smartly-dressed defendants stood next to each other in the dock today as they appeared in court to face various fraud charges. Prosecutor Kate Shilton said the alleged scam was exposed after police spotted Shaw, 43, fundraising at the FA Cup final 2013 between Manchester City and Wigan.
  December 15, 2014

SUNDARESAN: GP 'CLAIMED HE TREATED DEAD PATIENTS TO HIT BONUS TARGETS'

ROSSENDALE A £130,000-a-year GP pretended he had treated patients who were already dead to hit NHS targets, a tribunal heard. Dr Thirumurugan Sundaresan, 40, made 7,600 amendments to the records of 1,700 patients in just one weekend, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service heard. Investigators found he claimed to have seen one patient who was on holiday, two who were not in the country, one who was in prison and two who were dead, at the the two-partner practice. The GP partner roped in unwitting colleagues to input the data in a bid to meet Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) targets, which determines how much funding a surgery receives as a 'bonus' payment at the end of the financial year.

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