Oxfam's former anti-fraud manager charged with defrauding the charity

Edward McKenzie-Green, 33, is accused of taking more than £62,000 from the charity between February and December 2011

The former counter-fraud and loss-prevention manager at Oxfam UK has appeared in court accused of defrauding more than £60,000 from the charity.

Edward McKenzie-Green, 33, from Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire, appeared at City of London Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday accused of defrauding £62,857.58 while working for the organisation between February and December 2011, the court confirmed.

He has also been accused of stealing a laptop from the charity.

A spokeswoman for Oxfam said: "We can confirm that Edward McKenzie-Green did work for Oxfam as loss-prevention manager. However, we are unable to make any more comment until legal proceedings have concluded." 

The case was sent to trial at the Old Bailey on 25 July.

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