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Five charged over charity's 'missing £300,000'

Five charged over charity's 'missing £300,000'

Five people including a retired policeman have been charged in connection with an alleged fraud at Newcastle upon Tyne-based children’s charity the Dream Foundation.

Northumbria Police had received an anonymous tip-off that up to £300,000 was unaccounted for.

Read “Five charged in charity fraud case” by Ian Burrell at The Independent.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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