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Doctor defrauded company of £1.1 million in breach of trust

Cases 10 Nov 21

Stan Reiz QC, instructed by Akhtar Ahmed and Hanisha Godhania of ABV Solicitors, represented a practising doctor and director of a healthcare company owned by 16 GP surgeries in Portsmouth. He admitted committing the offence of fraud by abuse of position by transferring in excess of £1.1 million of company money into his own bank accounts and losing it on online gambling sites. The doctor was sentenced to 3 years 4 months imprisonment with the court making no order for confiscation or directors disqualification.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/hampshire-portsmouth-andrew-matthews-nhs-southsea-b964678.html

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/nov/05/portsmouth-gp-who-gambled-away-11m-of-nhs-money-is-jailed

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-59179195


Cases | 10 Nov 21

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