Fraud successfully prosecuted by James Thacker

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18/08/2016

Following a ten day trial at Southwark Crown Court – Adeshola Dada, an IT helpdesk employee at Genesis Housing Association, was convicted of fraudulently accessing the servers remotely, logging in with other staff members’ credentials and altering bank account information.

The monies were quickly laundered into a number of different bank accounts; some of which had been opened for sole purpose of receiving the proceeds of crime. Danielle Brown and James McMasters were convicted of Money Laundering. Ansar Ali previously pleaded guilty to Money Laundering. IT experts, a Psychologist and Psychiatrist were called during the trial.

All defendants will be sentenced on 22nd September 2016 for their part in this £428,000 fraud.

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