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Chipping Norton Oxfam worker denies £62,000 fraud

A former head of counter fraud at Oxfam has denied defrauding the charity of more than £62,000.

Edward McKenzie-Green, 34, of Chipping Norton, pleaded not guilty to causing payments totalling £62,857.58 to be made from Oxfam to fictitious firms.

Mr McKenzie-Green also denied stealing a laptop from Oxfam in December 2011, when he appeared at the Old Bailey.

His father Edward Green, 61, denied transferring criminal property between 1 April 2011 and 31 March 2012.

Mr Green, of Scott Crescent, Cumbernauld, Glasgow, is accused of moving £35,571.75 from his bank account into a Santander bank account in the name of Edward McKenzie-Green by electronic transfer between 1 April 2011 and 31 March 2012.

Mr McKenzie-Green is accused of fraud by abuse of position between February and December 2011.

Both men were released on bail to reappear at the Old Bailey on 20 September.

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