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CARBERRY: BOGUS ACCOUNTANT FACES JAIL FOR £300K THEFT


cnl_k_carberry_copy3.jpgEPSOM

A finance director who stole more than £300,000 from recruitment giant Reed to fund her 'love of shopping' was warned she faces jail today (FRI).

Karen Carberry, 45, spent the cash on shoes, holidays and a hot tub as well as gifts for her husband, son and disabled daughter.

She later told police: 'I knew this was going to happen. I'm so sorry. I did this for Charlotte [her daughter]. My husband is going to kill me.'

The mother-of-two had climbed up the ranks at Reed after being taken on as a senior accountant in 2001. It was only when the thefts were discovered in 2012 that her bosses realised she had lied about her qualifications to get the job.

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October 24, 2014

JOHNSON: BORN-AGAIN PSYCHIATRIST FACES BEING STRUCK OFF


zcnl_dr_antonia_johnson.jpg CAMBRIDGE

A born-again Christian psychiatrist is facing a ban from the profession after a disciplinary panel today (Fri) found she wrongly imposed her religious beliefs on vulnerable patients.

Dr Antonia Johnson, 58, distressed three patients with severe personality disorders when she provided them with unsolicited religious material, a Fitness to Practise panel ruled.

One woman, who had been abused by her stepfather as a child, tried to kill herself after being directed to Christian website www.fathersloveletter.com, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service heard.

Another described Dr Johnson’s approach as ‘a highly inappropriate way of forcing her opinion on me’ after she was told she was only in hospital because she wanted to be.


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  October 24, 2014

REZA: 'IT'S WAS DAD'S FAULT' SAYS ACCUSED COURT FRAUDSTER


zcnl_abbas_reza_02.jpgHACKNEY, CAMDEN, STANMORE

The son of a deaf fraudster who masterminded a £900,000 scam to fund his family's lavish lifestyle slammed his father for using his vulnerability 'maliciously'.

Shahab Reza, 52, and his wife Shehnaz Reza, 53, headed a massive four-year benefit swindle on the Department of Work and Pensions using false invoices for sign language interpreters, it is claimed.

They recruited their son Abbas Reza, now a 26-year-old doctor, and daughter Zainab Reza, now 22, to help with the scam, jurors were told.

The family splurged the proceeds on a luxury home, a £600,000 penthouse, gold jewellery and an £8,000 'flawless' diamond, it is said.

Mastermind Shahab Reza has admitted his role in the con and is facing years behind bars.


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October 24, 2014

MITCHELL: FORMER CHIEF WHIP ADMITS HE IS 'IMPATIENT AND SHORT-TEMPERED' AND USES SWEAR WORDS


CENTRAL LONDON

Former Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell accepts he is occasionally 'impatient and short-tempered’ and uses swear words, the High Court was told today (FRI).

The 58-year-old Tory MP has made the admissions ahead of two libel trials over the infamous 'plebgate' confrontation with police at Downing Street.

Mitchell has sued The Sun for breaking the ‘Plebgate’ story but is also being sued for defamation after calling one of the officers, PC Toby Rowland, a ‘serial liar’.

He admits swearing after police blocked him from cycling out of the main gate at Downing Street in December 2012 but denies calling officers ‘plebs’.


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  October 24, 2014

SAVAGE: DAILY STAR REPORTER ACCUSED OF PAYING A JAILER FOR DETAILS ABOUT BULGER KILLER 'STILL DOESN'T KNOW WHAT HE DID WRONG'


NORTHANTS; EAST DULWICH, LONDON

A Daily Star reporter accused of paying a jailer for details about Jamie Bulger's killer told a jury he 'still doesn't know what he did wrong'.

Scott Chapman, 42, sold confidential material about Jon Venables from inside the high security jail, funnelling the money through his ex Lynn Gaffney, 40, the Old Bailey heard.

Thomas Savage, 37, the deputy news editor at the Daily Star Sunday, and a News of the World journalist, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, are accused of paying the couple thousands of pounds for the articles.

Chapman more than doubled his annual wage of £29,000 selling stories to the News of the World, The Sun, The Daily Mirror, The Sunday Mirror, The People, The Daily Star and The Star on Sunday between March 2010 and June 2011, it is said.


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