Zim journalist implicated in UK gang of Zimbos that ‘ran £1 million maternity allowance payment con’

Harpreet Sandhu

It made at least 165 fake applications for the benefit pay out in four years, Wolverhampton Crown Court was told. Around £450,000 was paid into the bank accounts controlled or used by 15 people involved in the racket, said Harpreet Sandhu, prosecuting. Clemence Marijeni Other attempts made by them were identified as frauds by Department of Work and Pension (DWP) officials and not paid, it was said. If all the applications had been successful the gang would have made ‘something approaching £1 million,’ concluded Harpreet Sandhu who claimed there was a…

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