HBOS: eight charged with large-scale fraud

| January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thames Valley Police has charged eight people following a large-scale investigation into offences originating from the Halifax Bank of Scotland branch in Reading, Berkshire.

The charges follow an investigation carried out by the Force’s Economic Crime Unit, following a referral by the Financial Services Authority.

The alleged offences originate from HBOS’s Impaired Assets team based at Reading and the charges are as follows:

David Mills, aged 56, of Todenham, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, has been charged with one count of conspiracy to corrupt, three counts of fraudulent trading and one count of money laundering.

Michael Bancroft, aged 69, of Ilmington, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, has been charged with one count of conspiracy to corrupt, three counts of fraudulent trading and one count of money laundering.

Lynden Scourfield, aged 50, of Whitton Avenue West, Greenford, Middlesex, has been charged with one count of conspiracy to corrupt, three counts of fraudulent trading and one count of money laundering.

Jacqueline Scourfield, aged 50, of Whitton Avenue West, Greenford, Middlesex, has been charged with one count of money laundering.

Mark Dobson, aged 52, of Brayfield Terrace, London, has been charged with one count of conspiracy to corrupt.

John Cartwright, aged 68, of Knott Lane, Hyde, Cheshire, has been charged with one count of fraudulent trading.

Alison Mills, aged 47, of Todenham, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, has been charged with one count of money laundering.

Beverley Bancroft, aged 64, Ilmington, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire, has been charged with one count of money laundering.

All eight have been released on bail to attend Reading Magistrates Court on the 18th January 2013.

Tags: Alison Mills, Beverley Bancroft, David Mills, fraud, HBOS, Jacqueline Scourfield, John Cartwright, Lynden Scourfield, Mark Dobson, Michael Bancroft

Category: Bank of Scotland News, Banking News, Financial Services Authority, Halifax News, Lloyds Banking Group News

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