Wonder whats happened with the below reported case?
Back in June 2015 the local rag reported that:
A FRAUD probe is under way in the Town Hall housing repairs department
and a manager has been suspended. The Town Hall has confirmed the
investigation but said they will not comment as the allegations are
still being looked into. A council spokeswoman added: “We are currently
carrying out an investigation, so we can’t comment at this point.” HERE
Then in Jan 2016 a further report by the CNJ HERE
POLICE have been called in at the Town Hall over fraud allegations in its housing repairs department.
The New Journal has learned that a member of staff has been suspended for up to eight months while an internal investigation has gone on.
The council is taking a lockdown approach on information
relating to the case. Its press office confirmed that Camden is
“assisting police with enquiries”, although a spokeswoman said she could
“not comment” further on the nature of the investigation or its scale.
Insiders are now questioning why the allegations have taken
so long to be investigated and why the staff member remains suspended
without pay – even though no formal disciplinary proceedings have taken
Some with knowledge of the case are concerned that the official has not had a fair chance to answer the claims.
There are also questions about whether the investigation will reach up to the top of the council hierarchy.
“What lies behind the feet-dragging is anyone’s guess,” said a source.
The council has been surveilling how repair work is booked and paid for, it has been claimed by insiders.
The Met said it could not comment on the investigation at this stage.
The council spokeswoman added: “Our repairs service is
highly rated by residents and we expect the highest level of customer
service and professional conduct from all of our staff.”
An update of the above from Nov 2016 HERE about the prosecution of a supervisor.
Showers and shower pumps.
First it was reported that a Manager had been suspended.
Then 'insiders' questioning why its taken so long for the case to be investigated - questions about how high up the investigation will reach.
Then in the report of 16 Nov 2016 above, a named Supervisor was charged.
I guess a supervisor is technically a manager of sorts but it may be that a higher graded person [possibly others]. the supervisor hinted at spilling the beans - about others involved who got away with being prosecuted?
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Wonder whats happened with the below reported case? Back in June 2015 the local rag reported that: A FRAUD probe is under way in the Tow...