Former anti-fraud Oxfam boss admits £65,000 fraud

A former anti-fraud chief for Oxfam admitted scamming the charity out of nearly £65,000.

Edward McKenzie-Green, from Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to making £64,612.58 in payments from Oxfam to fictitious firms between February and December 2011.

Edward McKenzie-Green, pleaded guilty to fraud totally £64,612.58 Credit: Press Association

A charge against the man's father for allegedly helping him launder more than £35,500 was dropped.

Edward Green, 62,of Scott Crescent, Cumbernauld, Glasgow, was accused of moving £35,571.75 fromhis bank account into a bank account in the name of EdwardMcKenzie-Green by electronic transfer.

Mr Green, who was excused from attending court today, denied a charge of transferring criminal property between April 1 2011 and March 31 2012.