Locksmith’s Massive £600k NHS Fraud

Wednesday, 28th March 2018 at 1:23pm

As reported on the BBC News website, the chief locksmith at a major London hospital has been jailed for defrauding the NHS out of £600,000.

Andrew Taylor used his position at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust to purchase locksmith materials from his own firm at up to 1,200% over market rates.

After joining the NHS as a carpenter in 1998, Taylor was appointed permanent locksmith in 2006 and, under him, the Trust purchased materials from a company called Surety Security between 2007 and 2013 – a company wholly-owned by Taylor.

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