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Charges brought in £3.2 million waste fraud probe

Financial fraud charges, estimated to be worth £3.2 million, have been brought against four workers from waste management firm CAW, Barrow by police. The charges follow investigations by police and trading standards in July 2007 into the companys provisions of services to Cumbria County Council between April 2003 and December 2006. The council claimed that the company had defrauded it of £3.2 million, through overcharging on the basis of inflated waste tonnages and related costs ( ...