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Ex-soldier jailed for charity fraud

A man accused of defrauding a charity set up to help ex-service people has been sentenced to three years in prison. Christopher O'Neill pleaded guilty to two charges of fraud at an earlier hearing in January.

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Ex-serviceman jailed for three years for charity fraud

A man accused of defrauding a charity set up to help ex-service people has been sentenced to 3 years in prison. Christopher O'Neill pleaded guilty to two charges of fraud at an earlier hearing in January.

He was accused abusing his position at the charity "Forces for Good" by transferring £74,800 from its bank account in to his own. He was also accused of drawing on the funds to pay costs incurred by him during stays in hotels and guesthouses to the sum of £6,500.

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