Fraudsters targeted ‘soft’ EU fund for immigrants

Kidderminster

  The taxpayer was hit with a £1.1m bill after fraudsters targeted a ‘soft’ EU fund for immigrants, a court heard. Mohammed Chaudhari, 37, his sister Suraiya Alam, 43, and Victoria Sherrey, 66, allegedly raked in cash from schemes promoting ‘social, cultural, and economic integration’ in the UK. The trio are accused of fraudulently applying grants from the Home Office, between 2010 and 2015, when Theresa May was Home Secretary. Jurors heard the Home Office accepted fraudulent applications from their…

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