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CPS staff charged with fraud

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.

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CPS Statement: Workers face fraud charges

The charges relate to an allegation that Burrows and the other member of staff, on or before 27 February 2013, conspired together to commit fraud by false representation by submitting to the Crown Prosecution Service false claims for witness care taxi services to the value of at least £1,000,000 when no such services had been supplied.

– Malcolm McHaffie, Deputy Head of Special Crime for the CPS

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.

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