Dale Roberts memorial fund fraud
24 Jun
2011
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Dale Roberts memorial fund fraud »

POLICE have launched a fraud inquiry into a memorial fund set up by a football club for tragic goalkeeper Dale Roberts – who hanged himself after his fiance had an affair with John Terry’s brother. Rushden and Diamonds FC – recently expelled from the Football Conference – set up a fund to pay for the [...]

Benefits fraudster used funds for celeb obsession
24 May
2011
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Benefits fraudster used funds for celeb obsession »

A MOTHER who claimed her children were disabled in order to receive over GBP112,000 to fund her obsession with celebrities has been jailed for two years. Jayne McKnight, from Wolverhampton, claimed her four children had epilepsy, when in fact only one suffered from the condition and that her van-driver husband had gout. The 45-year-old went [...]

Women paid friend £100 to take DNA test for her
22 May
2011
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Women paid friend £100 to take DNA test for her »

A SINGLE mother was so determined to cut her ex-partner out of their son’s life that she lied about paternity and then paid a friend GBP100 to take the DNA test in her place, a court heard. Scheming Amie Burn, 20, tried to thwart her two-year-old son’s father’s right to see their child so she [...]

Man committing benefit fraud caught scrapping with police
18 May
2011
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Man committing benefit fraud caught scrapping with police »

Committing benefits fraud this man who claimed he couldn’t walk without the aid of a stick was caught out after being captured on CCTV brawling with police officers in the street. Scrounger Timothy Harris, 46, claimed he was unable to leave home without a walking stick but was pictured fighting with up to 10 officers [...]

Top cop in £2m fraud probe
21 Apr
2011
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Top cop in £2m fraud probe »

AN ACTING chief constable is being investigated over a GBP2 million timeshare property crash, sources have claimed. Gordon Fraser, 47, was suspended by Leicestershire Police in December following allegations described by the investigating force, Merseyside Police, as being of gross misconduct and fraud. Two unidentified officers from West Midlands Police and a member of the [...]

Man jailed as part of £60 million fraud »

A GANG of money launderers have been jailed for a total of 59 years following one of the largest ever fraud investigations in the UK. The group, which included company directors, a crooked Customs Officer and a bank official embarked upon the audacious 60million fraud which saw them fund lavish lifestyles – including ringside seats [...]

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