Two more people charged in connection with Copland Community School fraud probe
Former vice chair of governors and ex-school bursar bring total of accused up to five
Two more people have been charged in connection with the alleged misappropriation of funds at a secondary school in Wembley.
Martin Day, 75, from Halstead, Essex, the former vice chair of governors at Copland Community School in Cecil Avenue, is accused of conspiracy to defraud and fraud by abuse of position.
Columbus Udokoro, 61, from Greenford, the school’s ex-bursar, is accused of conspiracy to defraud and conspiracy to commit false accounting.
Yesterday (Wednesday), Dr Richard Evans, 55, from Barnet, the former deputy headteacher, was charged with conspiracy to defraud and fraud by abuse of position and Michele McKenzie was charged with conspiracy to defraud and conspiracy to commit false accounting.
You may also want to watch:
McKenzie, 52, from Ruislip, is the school’s former human resources manager.
On Tuesday, Sir Alan Davies, 64, from Mill Hill, the former headmaster, was charged with conspiracy to defraud, money laundering, conspiracy to commit false accounting and fraud by abuse of position.
- 1 Indian food store opens second outlet in Kensal Green
- 2 Queen's Park schoolboy loses leukaemia fight
- 3 Man taken to hospital following fire in Willesden
- 4 Woman and child in hospital after carbon monoxide leak in Harlesden
- 5 Dykes strikes late as QPR down Swansea
- 6 QPR motivated by 'nothing to play for' talk says Warburton
- 7 Harlesden couple launch mobile musical funerals during Covid
- 8 London elections 2021: Brent & Harrow London Assembly candidates
- 9 Social enterprise boutique gym opening in Queen's Park on May 17
- 10 Drekwon Patterson killing: Five men arrested in dawn raids
All will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on June 12.
Dr Evans’s wife, Lesley, who worked at the school, and was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud and theft, has been released with no further action.