A4e: Fifth person arrested over fraud claims

A fifth person has been arrested over allegations of fraud in connection with welfare to work company A4e.

The 35-year-old woman was arrested by appointment at a police station in Berkshire on Wednesday.

Four other people were arrested in January, two men aged 35 and 41, and two women aged 28 and 49. All five remain on bail until mid April.

The Sheffield-based company handles millions of pounds worth of government contracts for welfare-to-work schemes.

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