Fraud alert

8th September 1995 at 01:00
Colleges have been warned by the Further Education Funding Council to be on the alert for a major fraud operation in which the unauthorised use of principals' signatures has illegally extracted tens of thousands of pounds from college bank accounts. At least six were hit over the summer when cash was diverted to overseas accounts, according to the FEFC. Roger Lewin, principal of Bracknell College, sounded the alarm over an unexplained transfer of Pounds 26,000 to Fuji Bank in Japan.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number


The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now