Categories:Charities,Crime,UK

Fraud knows no bounds

You will have likely seen the recent news about the conviction of Harris Polack from Liverpool, who pleaded guilty to fraud by abuse of position for taking more than £200,000 from various charities. Pollack organised charity collections outside of supermarkets for a number of organisations including Cancer Research UK and admitted to pocketing almost all of the donations. He was sentenced to three years and nine months in prison. This case serves as a salutary reminder that fraud really knows no bounds and the third sector is as vulnerable to the threat of fraud as any commercial organisation…

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