Two more people charged with fraud in connection with Carole Waugh case

Wembley man has already been charged with stabbing 50-year-old oil exectuive to death

Two more people been charged with fraud offences in connection with a female oil executive who was found stabbed to death.

Debbie Burke, 48, from Hainault, and Elaine Perkins, 51, from Ilford, both in Essex, are accused of conspiracy to defraud in connection with the investigation into Carole Waugh’s murder.

They will appear on bail at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on January 10.

Last month, Rakesh Bhayani, 40, of Chamberlayne Avenue, Wembley, appeared as the Old Bailey alongside Nicholas Kutner, 47, of no fixed address, charged with the murder of Ms Waugh.


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The pair are accused of stabbing her death sometime between April and August this year, and plundering hundreds of thousands of pounds from her bank account.

Miss Waugh, 50, who was originally from Durham but living in Marylebone, had worked in the oil industry in Libya and reported missing in May.

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Her body was discovered in the boot of a Volkswagen Golf at a lock up garage in New Malden, South London, in August.

Kutner is said to have carried out three further frauds by posing as Ms Waugh’s brother Christopher in an attempt to let and sell her two bedroom flat in Harrowby Street, Marylebone.

Bhayani and Kutner have both been remanded in custody.

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