Crooked registrar helped gang milk benefits system

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Published by Jon Land for 24dash.com in Local Government and also in Communities, Housing

A crooked registrar has been jailed for five years after being found guilty of issuing five false birth certificates to a gang of African fraudsters. Former Newham registrar Azu Akpom created five fake certificates which were used by the ringleader of the gang who went on to create false identities for children to milk the benefits system. The gang stole at least £4 million from taxpayers over 20 years. At Croydon Court this week, Akpom was found guilty of one charge of misconduct in public office...

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