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Northampton couple who admit fraud charges await sentencing

Paul and Sandra Dunham.

A couple from Northampton are awaiting sentencing in the US after admitting carrying out a £1 million dollar fraud.

Paul and Sandra Dunham have been told they can't leave Maryland before sentencing on January the 29th.

They had fought extradition for five years, but pleaded guilty to charges of fraud relating to a period of seven years when they worked at American electronics company, Pace Worldwide.

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Meeting branded a "waste of time" as opening date for new Northampton train station is still not agreed

Local politicians in Northampton say they're "demanding" to know when the town's new £20million train station will open - after a three-month delay.

The council leader and one of the town's MPs met with Network Rail this afternoon - but they've described the meeting as "a total waste of time", because they still can't agree on an opening date.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Sarah Cooper

Northampton couple Paul and Sandra Dunham admit defrauding US employer

Paul and Sandra Dunham. Credit: ITV Anglia

A couple from Northampton who were extradited to America to face fraud charges have pleaded guilty to defrauding their US employer of $1million dollars.

Paul and Sandra Dunham both pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit fraud and Paul Dunham also pleaded guilty to money laundering.

They will both be sentenced at the end of January. Paul Dunham faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison.

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Do you recognise man wanted over sexual assault in Northampton?

Police have released an e-fit of a man they would like to talk to in connect with a sexual assault. Credit: Northamptonshire Police.

Police have issued an e-fit image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a sexual assault in Northampton.

It happened on the Racecourse at about 6.15am on Monday.

The man is thought to be mixed race and aged between 18 and 25 with a heart-shaped face, moustache and stubble. He had dark eyes, dark eyebrows and small brown moles on his right cheek.

Anyone with information should call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Arrest after poppy tin theft

A man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing a poppy tin from a supermarket in Northampton.

It is believed the tin went missing from the Harborough Road branch of Asda at about 10.15pm on Thursday, October 30.

Following a public appeal, Darren Bason, aged 43, was arrested last night and was due to appear at Northampton Magistrates Court this morning.

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