Whistleblower blows whistle on former employer; regulator takes an interest
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Whistleblower blows whistle on former employer; regulator takes an interest

1 Apr 2015

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a Yorkshire community handicraft charity after an ex-employee alleged it was a front for money laundering.

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