Trustee given 40-month jail sentence after embezzling £290,000 of scheme funds

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James Phillips
Bessent was convicted of fraud and other offences

Bessent was convicted of fraud and other offences

A trustee is imprisoned after using employees' funds to prop up struggling businesses and buy a home for his daughter. James Phillips looks at the details of the case.

A pension scheme trustee has been sentenced to just over three years in prison after admitting to fraudulently transferring more than £290,000 of scheme funds to himself, his family and a client. On...

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