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Detailed investigations into the fraud committed by former CPS area manager, Lisa Burrows, and her partner, Tahir Mahmood, have failed to trace more than £660,000 of stolen public funds.
The Birmingham couple were sentenced to six years in jail after defrauding the CPS of just over £1million between 2008-2013.
The prosecutor in the case of a Birmingham pair who made more than £1million in bogus claims for cab fares said Lisa Burrows exploited her workplace's policy of providing funds for taxi travel.
Burrows was employed as the area finance manager for the Crown Prosecution Service in the West Midlands.
The 42 year old and Tahir Mahmood were sentenced to six years in prison.
A Birmingham couple jailed for six years after making more than £1million worth of bogus claims for taxi fares spent their money on designer clothes and luxury hotels.
Inquiries established 42 year old, Lisa Burrows, a regional CPS finance manager, spent nearly £250,000 on her credit card during the fraud.
Burrows and her partner, Tahir Mahmood, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud shortly after their arrest in February this year.
How the money was spent
- The Roosevelt (£2,354) and Continental (£8,000) hotels in New York
- £6,000 in designer clothing and jewellery shops
- £10,000 staying at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai
- £13,000 on business class flights
- Spent thousands in UK shops, including Harrods, Selfridges and Harvey Nichols
A former finance manager, Lisa Burrows, and her partner, Tahir Mahmood, have been jailed for six years each for conspiring to commit fraud.
The Birmingham couple admitted to making more than £1million in bogus claims for taxi fares.
The couple used the "colossal" sum of money to fund a life of luxury, including numerous trips to Dubai and New York.
A finance manager and an office worker for the CPS have been jailed for six years each for conspiring to commit fraud after admitting making more than £1 million in bogus claims for taxi fares.
Lisa Burrows from Oldbury and her boyfriend, Tahir Mahmood, from Hodge Hill used the "colossal" sum of money to fund a life of luxury, including numerous trips to Dubai and New York.
A Birmingham couple are expected to be sentenced today after admitting they made more than £1million worth of bogus claims for taxi fares.
Lisa Burrows and Tahir Mahmood are believed to have used the proceeds of the five-year scam to pay off a mortgage and fund trips to Dubai.