Three men charged over Olympic Park spying allegations

Tottenham, West Ham and Leyton Orient have all expressed interest in taking over the Olympic Stadium in east London. Credit: PA

Three people have been charged with fraud over allegations of unlawful obtaining of information linked to the Olympic Park, Scotland Yard said.

Detectives have been investigating claims made by West Ham United Football Club and the Olympic Park Legacy Company.

Richard Michael Forrest, 30, Lee Stewart, 39, and Howard Hill, 58, are all due to appear in court on November 28.

The investigation surrounds allegations that Tottenham Hotspur Football Club spied on Olympic officials during its stadium bid.