Woman jailed for six years for stealing almost £800,000 from charity

17 Jul 2018 News

The Carnival Village Trust is based at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill

A former finance officer has been jailed for six years for stealing £784,000 from the charity where she worked.

Nadia Chase Ali, 35 years old, of Bonchurch Road, London, was convicted of theft, fraud by abuse of position and removal of criminal property at Isleworth Crown Court on Friday.

Chase Ali carried out a series of thefts over two years from the Carnival Village Trust, a London-based charity which runs arts services and is involved in the Notting Hill Carnival. 

She also stole from TW11, an arts organisation based at the same location, the Tabernacle, in Notting Hill.

She transferred money on 530 occasions to her own banks accounts, and stole documents from the charity to cover it up. 

She was arrested in March 2017, and found guilty on 15 June this year.

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