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Two members of staff from the Crown Prosecution Service have appeared in court charged with conspiracy to commit fraud.
It's alleged Lisa Burrows and Tahir Mahmood conspired to claim taxi expenses to the value of at least £1 million.
The prosecutor said the charges follow a compaint by the CPS and an investigation by West Midlands Police into the two members of CPS staff.
Charlotte Grant reports.
Crown Prosecution Service finance manager – Lisa Burrow, and former taxi driver – Tahir Mahmood, are to be charged with conspiracy to commit fraud over false taxi claims totalling at least £1million.
41-year-old Lisa Burrows from Oldbury spoke only to confirm her name, date of birth and address. Burrows and Mahmood, 50, were not required to enter a plea. They'll next appear at Birmingham Crown Court for a bail hearing tomorrow morning.
The CPS say Lisa Burrows has been charged by West Midlands Police. The other individual has not yet been charged.
Lisa Burrows will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court tomorrow.
A Crown Prosecution Service finance manager and another member of staff are to be charged with conspiracy to commit fraud over false taxi claims totalling at least £1 million.
Lisa Burrows and the other member of staff, who has not been named, work for CPS West Midlands.