Third person charged following fraud investigation at Copland Community School in Wembley

Former human resources manager Michele McKenzie will appear in court alongside former headteacher, Sir Alan Davies, and former deputy headteacher, Dr Richard Evans

Police have charged another person after investigating the alleged misappropriation of funds at a Wembley School.

Michele McKenzie, 52, of Shaldon Drive, Ruislip, has been charged with conspiracy to defraud and conspiracy to commit false accounting at Copland Community School, in Cecil Avenue, Wembley.

McKenzie, who was the school’s human resources manager, is the third person to be charged following a fraud squad investigation into the misappropriation of funds at the school.

The former deputy headteacher, Dr Richard Evans, of Barnet Road, Barnet has was charged today with conspiracy to defraud and fraud by abuse of position.


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The former headmaster, Sir Alan Davies, 64, from Mill Hill, north London, was charged yesterday with conspiracy to defraud, money laundering, conspiracy to commit false accounting and fraud by abuse of position.

All three will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on June 12.

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Four other people arrested in connection with the enquiry have been bailed to return on dates in May pending further enquiries.

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