TITLE

Boss jailed for £500,000 ghost worker scam on Navy

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Professional Engineering;5/7/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports the James McLaughlan of Ayrshire, Scotland has been accused for defrauding £500,000 from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) during an upgrade program of Royal Navy site in Plymouth, England. London's Southwark Crown Court alleged that the scam involves clocking in several ghost staff and repeated bribes. Thus, McLaughlan paid up to 58 non-existent scaffolders for a full shift for supposedly helping the upgrading of the nuclear submarine repair and refuelling facility.
ACCESSION #
32134868

 

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