Two Crown Prosecution Service staff face fraud charges over alleged false claims for witness taxis worth 1MILLIONFinance manager Lisa Burrows, 41, and unnamed colleague face charges Allegedly claimed for witness taxi services that were never suppliedBoth employed by CPS West Midlands By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 01:34 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:52 GMT, 28 February 2013 Two Crown Prosecution Service staff face criminal fraud charges over an alleged 1million fraud involving bogus taxis for witnesses. Finance manager Lisa Burrows, 41, and another unnamed worker, face conspiracy to commit fraud charges over allegations concerning false claims for witness taxi services that were never supplied.
Benefits cheat who claimed he was blind and disabled is caught DRIVING after being given 100,000 in handouts over six years Married Kelvin Kalloo, 34, of Dunstable, Bedfordshire, eventually caughtSpotted driving three different cars and working at a market in WatfordTold two councils he was partially blind and car crash left him disabledArrested in October 2008 but it's taken four years to bring him to justice Found guilty of 10 counts of fraud and will be sentenced later this month By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 11:28 GMT, 3 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:04 GMT, 3 January 2013 A benefits cheat who claimed to be partially blind and disabled faces jail after being caught driving. Kelvin Kalloo, of Dunstable, Bedfordshire, claimed nearly 100,000 in handouts from Brent Council and Central Bedfordshire Council over six years before being caught by the authorities' investigators. The married 34-year-old was caught out after being spotted driving three different cars and working no a market stall in Watford, Hertfordshire, jurors at Harrow Crown Court were told last month
From non-existent shares to dodgy property schemes: The scams that target your life savings Fraudsters scam trusting investors out of more than 1.2billion every yearPersonal impact of fraud can hit victims harder than the financial blowEstimated nine in ten cases go unreported according to City regulator | UPDATED: 11:00 GMT, 26 December 2012 You never think it could happen to you — but fraudsters scam trusting investors out of more than 1.2billion every year. From cold-calling chancers flogging non-existent shares to smooth-talking salesmen convincing you to plough thousands of pounds into dodgy property schemes, criminals never miss an opportunity to tap into an age-old instinct — the desire to get rich quickly.
Madeleine 'detective' from U.S accused of swindling 30k from search fund extradited Kevin Halligen will be flown to Washington on Thursday after losing his High Court appealIn 2008, Halligen's company signed a contract to help find Maddie, who went missing a year earlier | UPDATED: 23:36 GMT, 15 December 2012 No leads: Madeleine McCann A self-styled security consultant accused of swindling the Madeleine McCann fund out of 300,000 is to be extradited to the United States this week to face fraud charges. Kevin Halligen, 53, lost his final appeal before the High Court in London on Friday and will be flown to Washington on Thursday to face allegations of cheating former business partners out of 1.2 million
'Deceitful' mother pretended to have terminal cancer to con thousands of pounds out of workmates Teresa Clay, 42, claimed she was suffering from throat cancer and kidney failureOne work colleague completed a 10 mile charity run which raised 300 | UPDATED: 17:11 GMT, 8 December 2012 A 'deceitful' mother pretended to be dying of cancer so she could pocket hundreds of pounds raised for her by sympathetic workmates. Twisted Teresa Clay told 'lie after lie' to concerned colleagues and bosses at the manufacturing firm that employed her – and was given time off on full pay for bogus hospital treatment. The 42-year-old claimed she was suffering from throat cancer, and said she could only work mornings while undergoing radiotherapy
Two men who masterminded 3m deception of elderly and vulnerable people become first in Britain to be jailed for land banking fraud Omar Eshpari and Stefan Mitchell set up a string of fraudulent companiesThey conned people into buying land that was worthless or over-pricedThey were jailed for seven and six years respectively todayCommander Steve Head said it was a 'landmark moment' for combating and preventing fraud | UPDATED: 21:51 GMT, 6 December 2012 Two men have become the first in Britain to be jailed for land banking fraud today after conning elderly and vulnerable people out of 3million. Omar Eshpari, 33, and Stefan Mitchell, 42, masterminded the deception, conning people into buying plots of land that were either worthless or massively over-priced