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Disgraced mayor's party win Tower Hamlets by-election - BBC News
08 Feb 2019

Disgraced mayor's party win Tower Hamlets by-election  BBC News

Aspire won one of the by-elections in Tower Hamlets, while Labour was victorious in the other.


East London residents among those affected by Muslim Entrepreneur Network's profit-making scheme | East London News and Sport - East London Advertiser
18 Feb 2019

East London residents among those affected by Muslim Entrepreneur Network's profit-making scheme | East London News and Sport  East London Advertiser

A global “investment” scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.


Party set up by disgraced ex-Tower Hamlets mayor wins council by-election - EastLondonLines
08 Feb 2019

Party set up by disgraced ex-Tower Hamlets mayor wins council by-election  EastLondonLines

One year after the setting up of a new political party formed by former Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman, ousted after a vote-rigging scandal, the party won its ...


Final defendant jailed for ‘police officer’ fraud - Sleaford Today
31 Jan 2019

Final defendant jailed for ‘police officer’ fraud  Sleaford Today

The final defendant in a case of 'police officer fraud' has been jailed after pleading guilty to acquiring criminal property.


Councillor quits as Tower Hamlets launches investigation into allegations of 'housing fraud' - East London Advertiser
22 Dec 2018

Councillor quits as Tower Hamlets launches investigation into allegations of 'housing fraud'  East London Advertiser

A senior member of Tower Hamlets Council elected just seven months ago has resigned while the town hall has begun an investigation into allegations about ...


No charges after Tower Hamlets electoral fraud probe - BBC News
07 Sep 2018

No charges after Tower Hamlets electoral fraud probe  BBC News

The Met did not find sufficient evidence to prosecute Luftur Rahman, who was removed from office.


How Come We Didn't Know? - Keep Our NHS Public
20 Feb 2019

How Come We Didn't Know?  Keep Our NHS Public

How Come We Didn't Know? is a terrifying photographic exhibition by artist photographer Marion Macalpine of Hackney Keep Our NHS Public about the ...


Council fraud probe following Luftur Rahman ends | Politics - East London Advertiser
20 Dec 2018

Council fraud probe following Luftur Rahman ends | Politics  East London Advertiser

Tower Hamlets Council has closed down its “Clear Up Project”, which was investigating allegations of fraud and misuse of public money made against the ...


Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrat by-election candidate criticised for tweeting link to antisemitic video | Election - East London Advertiser
05 Feb 2019

Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrat by-election candidate criticised for tweeting link to antisemitic video | Election  East London Advertiser

A Tower Hamlets election candidate has today apologised for sharing an antisemitic conspiracy video fronted by a prominent white supremacist on social media.


Tower Hamlets local elections: Clampdown to stop vote fraud in scandal-hit borough - Evening Standard
26 Apr 2018

Tower Hamlets local elections: Clampdown to stop vote fraud in scandal-hit borough  Evening Standard

A scandal-hit London borough has had to implement some of the most intense anti-fraud measures in the country before the local elections. Tower Hamlets is ...


Now solicitors' regulators probe Tower Hamlets councillor who quit after 7 months over 'housing fraud' allegations - East London Advertiser
28 Dec 2018

Now solicitors' regulators probe Tower Hamlets councillor who quit after 7 months over 'housing fraud' allegations  East London Advertiser

The councillor who quit amid allegations of Tower Hamlets housing fraud is now being investigated by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority, it has emerged today.


Former Tower Hamlets councillor must pay back £110000 housing fraud gains - or face returning to jail - East London Advertiser
10 Jul 2018

Former Tower Hamlets councillor must pay back £110000 housing fraud gains - or face returning to jail  East London Advertiser

A former councillor who was jailed for housing fraud must pay £180000 or face returning to prison.


Lib Dems revoke Abjol Miah’s party membership on eve of Shadwell by-election - Love Wapping
06 Feb 2019

Lib Dems revoke Abjol Miah’s party membership on eve of Shadwell by-election  Love Wapping

Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrats announced this evening that their candidate in the Shadwell by-election, Abjol Miah, has had his party membership revoked ...


Police investigate new fraud claims over Tower Hamlets poll - Evening Standard
04 Apr 2018

Police investigate new fraud claims over Tower Hamlets poll  Evening Standard

A specialist police unit, drafted in to a London borough rocked by a vote-rigging scandal, has received 39 new allegations of corruption in the run-up to next ...


Tower Hamlets election: Anti-fraud police trained up - BBC News
07 Feb 2018

Tower Hamlets election: Anti-fraud police trained up  BBC News

More than 600 police officers in an east London borough are taking extra training as part of a drive to stop local election fraud. Ch Supt Sue Williams said every ...


Mohammad Harun: Dalston solictor faces 'housing fraud' allegations in Tower Hamlets | Politics - Hackney Gazette
24 Dec 2018

Mohammad Harun: Dalston solictor faces 'housing fraud' allegations in Tower Hamlets | Politics  Hackney Gazette

Mohammad Harun, a solicitor at the Duncan Lewis law firm in Kingsland High Street, was also a Tower Hamlets councillor but has now resigned after an inquiry ...


London's Tower Hamlets faces vote fraud claims | News - The Times
05 Apr 2018

London's Tower Hamlets faces vote fraud claims | News  The Times

New electoral fraud allegations in east London are being investigated by police. Almost 40 new claims of corruption have been reported in the run-up to the local ...


Labour councillor Harun resigns over fraud allegations, Lutfur Rahman’s deputy eyes return - Love Wapping
21 Dec 2018

Labour councillor Harun resigns over fraud allegations, Lutfur Rahman’s deputy eyes return  Love Wapping

Labour Councillor Muhammad Harun has resigned as a Councillor. It is believed that the reason for his resignation is related to allegations of housing fraud.


Election SHOCK: Met Police probe 65 claims of fraud ahead of Thursday’s vote - Express
01 May 2018

Election SHOCK: Met Police probe 65 claims of fraud ahead of Thursday’s vote  Express

SCOTLAND Yard is investigating 65 allegations of voting corruption in London ahead of Thursday's local elections, it has emerged.


Local elections 2018: Watch out for electoral fraud, Tower Hamlets voters told - East London Advertiser
18 Apr 2018

Local elections 2018: Watch out for electoral fraud, Tower Hamlets voters told  East London Advertiser

Voters in Tower Hamlets must be vigilant and report anything they suspect as being electoral fraud, according to Crimestoppers and the Electoral Commission.


Labour candidate ‘liked’ preacher who hailed Bin Laden - Evening Standard
29 Jan 2019

Labour candidate ‘liked’ preacher who hailed Bin Laden  Evening Standard

A Labour candidate standing in an east London by-election apologised today after he was accused of endorsing hate preachers on social media. Asik Rahman ...


Police launch fresh investigation into electoral fraud allegations in Tower Hamlets - Evening Standard
26 Apr 2017

Police launch fresh investigation into electoral fraud allegations in Tower Hamlets  Evening Standard

Scotland Yard has launched a *fresh* investigation into allegations of electoral fraud and malpractice in Tower Hamlets. Lutfur Rahman, the disgraced former ...


Crooked stockbroker jailed for a second time while already under scrutiny for an earlier fraud - Daily Mail
19 Jan 2019

Crooked stockbroker jailed for a second time while already under scrutiny for an earlier fraud  Daily Mail

A corrupt stockbroker exposed by The Mail on Sunday has been jailed for a second time after he took part in a further investment scam while already under ...


Tower Hamlets election fraud mayor Lutfur Rahman removed from office - BBC News
23 Apr 2015

Tower Hamlets election fraud mayor Lutfur Rahman removed from office  BBC News

An east London mayor has been removed from office and a poll declared void after he was found guilty of electoral fraud. An Election Commissioner concluded ...


Nearly half of election fraud claims since 2012 relate to Tower Hamlets - Evening Standard
27 Jan 2017

Nearly half of election fraud claims since 2012 relate to Tower Hamlets  Evening Standard

A total of 455 allegations of electoral fraud and malpractice have been made in London in the past five years, figures reveal today. The allegations reported to ...


Tower Hamlets CounciL: Lansbury by-election will take place after resignation of councillor in housing fraud probe | Politics - East London Advertiser
27 Dec 2018

Tower Hamlets CounciL: Lansbury by-election will take place after resignation of councillor in housing fraud probe | Politics  East London Advertiser

The council has revealed a by-election will take place in February following the resignation of a Lansbury ward councillor.


Vote 2018: Tower Hamlets mayoral election result - BBC News
04 May 2018

Vote 2018: Tower Hamlets mayoral election result  BBC News

Results in the Tower Hamlets mayoral election held 3 May 2018.


Evidence 'overlooked by Met Police' into Lutfur Rahman's Tower Hamlets election is uncovered by HM Inspectorate - East London Advertiser
21 Jun 2018

Evidence 'overlooked by Met Police' into Lutfur Rahman's Tower Hamlets election is uncovered by HM Inspectorate  East London Advertiser

Investigators probing corruption, fraud and bribery in the overturned 2014 Tower Hamlets council election that brought down Lutfur Rahman are gathering *fresh* ...


Tower Hamlets Council: Second councillor steps down after just seven months | Latest East London & Tower Hamlets News - East London Advertiser
02 Jan 2019

Tower Hamlets Council: Second councillor steps down after just seven months | Latest East London & Tower Hamlets News  East London Advertiser

A councillor has resigned in Tower Hamlets in just 10 days but this time for 'personal reasons'.


Alarming rate of electoral fraud reported in east London borough Tower Hamlets - Express.co.uk
28 Jan 2017

Alarming rate of electoral fraud reported in east London borough Tower Hamlets  Express.co.uk

NEARLY half of all voter fraud reported in London in the past five years took place in Tower Hamlets, it has been revealed.


Two women murdered in Tower Hamlets in one week - Love Wapping
06 Jan 2019

Two women murdered in Tower Hamlets in one week  Love Wapping

The Metropolitan Police Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) are investigating two murders in Tower Hamlets which took place in one week.


Tower Hamlets postal voters to be monitored under pilot scheme - The Guardian
19 Dec 2017

Tower Hamlets postal voters to be monitored under pilot scheme  The Guardian

Scandal-hit London borough is one of several local authority areas selected to trial a package of anti-fraud measures. Rajeev Syal. Tue 19 Dec 2017 11.01 EST ...


Tower Hamlets Council linked to alleged £2m corruption scandal - BBC News
10 Dec 2017

Tower Hamlets Council linked to alleged £2m corruption scandal  BBC News

Secret recordings have emerged apparently connecting a Labour council to an alleged £2m corruption scandal. The allegations, reportedly made in tapes ...


Tower Hamlets Council’s massive fail in bid for GLA housing funds baffles everyone (including them) - Love Wapping
21 Nov 2018

Tower Hamlets Council’s massive fail in bid for GLA housing funds baffles everyone (including them)  Love Wapping

In late October 2018 Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced the allocation of £1,000,000,000 of funding to London councils for the building of over 11,000 ...


One of Britain’s most wanted fugitive fraudsters slipped back into country undetected by using Eurotunnel - Mirror Online
19 Dec 2018

One of Britain’s most wanted fugitive fraudsters slipped back into country undetected by using Eurotunnel  Mirror Online

Judge slates UK Border Force at Eurotunnel Folkstone after Countrywide Land cheat James Maynard snuck in.


620 police officers to recieve anti-fraud training ahead of local elections in Tower Hamlets - East London Advertiser
08 Feb 2018

620 police officers to recieve anti-fraud training ahead of local elections in Tower Hamlets  East London Advertiser

Specialist anti-election fraud training will be given to 620 Tower Hamlets police officers ahead of May's local elections.


David Beckham's former brother-in-law jailed for £1m fraud - BBC News
11 Jan 2019

David Beckham's former brother-in-law jailed for £1m fraud  BBC News

David Beckham's former brother-in-law and six others are jailed for the con which targeted elderly victims.


Comparison of Tower Hamlets Lib Dem, Labour and Conservative Twitter Accounts - Love Wapping
19 Jan 2019

Comparison of Tower Hamlets Lib Dem, Labour and Conservative Twitter Accounts  Love Wapping

Analysis of the Twitter accounts of the three main parties fighting the Shadwell and Lansbury by-elections in Tower Hamlets. For political geeks only. Seriously ...


Ex Tower Hamlets councillor Shahed Ali to pay £180k Proceeds of Crime Award - Love Wapping
08 Jul 2018

Ex Tower Hamlets councillor Shahed Ali to pay £180k Proceeds of Crime Award  Love Wapping

Shahed Ali, previously a Tower Hamlets First councillor, has been ordered to pay a £180k Proceeds of Crime Award (POCA). Mr Ali was sentenced to five ...


And they are off! Team Ohid Ahmed out and about in Chrisp Street market - Love Wapping
29 Dec 2018

And they are off! Team Ohid Ahmed out and about in Chrisp Street market  Love Wapping

Presumed candidate in the Lansbury by-election Ohid Ahmed and chums were spotted out and about in Chrisp Street earlier today while other political parties ...


Met police accused of 'major failings' over Tower Hamlets mayor - The Guardian
10 Mar 2017

Met police accused of 'major failings' over Tower Hamlets mayor  The Guardian

London assembly member criticises failure to bring charges against Lutfur Rahman, who was removed from office in April 2015.


Tower Hamlets councillor jailed for housing tenancy fraud while owning properties - East London Advertiser
27 Oct 2016

Tower Hamlets councillor jailed for housing tenancy fraud while owning properties  East London Advertiser

A councillor once part of Lutfur Rahman's corrupt administration at Tower Hamlets has today been sentenced to five months in prison for housing fraud.


Eight men jailed in Leeds for 'police officer' fraud - ITV News
05 Sep 2018

Eight men jailed in Leeds for 'police officer' fraud  ITV News

Eight men have been jailed after they pretended to be police officers to trick elderly people out of thousands of pounds. They stole £242,000 from 25 victims ...


Resignation of Labour Shadwell councillor Ruhul Amin triggers another by-election - Love Wapping
31 Dec 2018

Resignation of Labour Shadwell councillor Ruhul Amin triggers another by-election  Love Wapping

News just in that Councillor Ruhul Amin (Labour, Shadwell) has resigned his post citing 'personal reasons' for the latest desertion from Mayor Biggs' Labour ...


Candidates! Pick your parties! Lansbury by-election date announced! - Love Wapping
24 Dec 2018

Candidates! Pick your parties! Lansbury by-election date announced!  Love Wapping

The Lansbury ward by-election caused by the resignation of former councillor Muhammad Harun will take place on Thursday 7 February 2019 and the usual ...


Inspectors to examine Tower Hamlets fraud claims - BBC News
04 Apr 2014

Inspectors to examine Tower Hamlets fraud claims  BBC News

Inspectors are appointed by the government to examine allegations of "governance failure, poor financial management and fraud" at Tower Hamlets borough.


Rogue council officer shreds Blue Badge disabled parking applications - Love Wapping
30 Nov 2018

Rogue council officer shreds Blue Badge disabled parking applications  Love Wapping

An unknown quantity of Blue Badge parking permit applications have been shredded by a Tower Hamlets Council parking development officer.


Fresh voting fraud in scandal-hit borough of Tower Hamlets - Telegraph.co.uk
03 May 2015

Fresh voting fraud in scandal-hit borough of Tower Hamlets  Telegraph.co.uk

A new outbreak of voting fraud is underway this week in the London borough whose elected mayor was dismissed by a High Court judge for corruption and ...


Eric Pickles attacks 'astonishing' lack of criminal prosecution over Tower Hamlets electoral fraud - The Independent
12 Aug 2016

Eric Pickles attacks 'astonishing' lack of criminal prosecution over Tower Hamlets electoral fraud  The Independent

Sir Eric Pickles has described the lack of criminal prosecution over electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets as "astonishing". The Former Communities Secretary made ...


Opinion: Unmesh Desai AM City & East column | Features - East London Advertiser
17 Jun 2018

Opinion: Unmesh Desai AM City & East column | Features  East London Advertiser

Congratulations to Mayor John Biggs for being re-elected as mayor and to all our Tower Hamlets Councillors.


Knife crime and corruption occupy the minds of East End voters in local elections - Evening Standard
02 May 2018

Knife crime and corruption occupy the minds of East End voters in local elections  Evening Standard

Labour is battling it out with smaller parties in Tower Hamlets, where memories of disgraced mayor Lutfur Rahman are still *fresh*. Rachael Burford; Wednesday 2 ...


SRA allowance increases for new Tower Hamlets council voted through - Love Wapping
24 May 2018

SRA allowance increases for new Tower Hamlets council voted through  Love Wapping

Last night the newly re-elected Labour administration of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets voted for increases in their Special Responsibility Allowances ...


Officers on fraud alert at Tower Hamlets mayoral election - The Guardian
11 Jun 2015

Officers on fraud alert at Tower Hamlets mayoral election  The Guardian

Labour candidate is favourite, but likely to be pushed hard by Rabina Khan, endorsed by sacked Lutfur Rahman.


Warning over ‘votes irregularity’ at scandal hit Tower Hamlets council - Evening Standard
21 May 2018

Warning over ‘votes irregularity’ at scandal hit Tower Hamlets council  Evening Standard

Campaigners have warned of alleged voting irregularities in a London borough previously rocked by an election scandal. They attended 39 polling stations in ...


Theresa May won't pay £1m legal bills for banning Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman for corruption - East London Advertiser
26 Jul 2018

Theresa May won't pay £1m legal bills for banning Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur Rahman for corruption  East London Advertiser

The government has rejected a plea by anti-corruption petitioners to pick up the tabs on their £1 million legal bills after they got Tower Hamlets mayor Lutfur ...


28 new claims of corruption in run-up to local elections in Tower Hamlets - Daily Mail
05 Apr 2018

28 new claims of corruption in run-up to local elections in Tower Hamlets  Daily Mail

Police are investigating 28 *fresh* claims of corruption in the run-up to the local elections on May 3 in Tower Hamlets. The allegations include bribery, forgery and ...


Woman was drugged and raped by men in Tower Hamlets | Crime & Court - East London Advertiser
13 Oct 2018

Woman was drugged and raped by men in Tower Hamlets | Crime & Court  East London Advertiser

Police have released shocking CCTV footage that shows two men in Bethnal Green drugging a woman's drink so once could rape and the other sexually assault ...


'Pick up tabs for £1m legal bills for Lutfur Rahman's ban' Tower Hamlets mayor urges PM - East London Advertiser
05 Aug 2018

'Pick up tabs for £1m legal bills for Lutfur Rahman's ban' Tower Hamlets mayor urges PM  East London Advertiser

Downing Street should up the tabs on the £1.1 million legal bills facing four petitioners who ousted Lutfur Rahman's corrupt town hall regime in the High Court, ...


Only one convicted over 2017 'double voting' claims - BBC News
02 Mar 2018

Only one convicted over 2017 'double voting' claims  BBC News

Hundreds of complaints about alleged double voting in the 2017 UK general election resulted in only one conviction, according to police data. Claims made on ...


Newham Council calls public meeting as police urged to intervene in repairs division's shocking overspend - Newham Recorder
04 Jan 2019

Newham Council calls public meeting as police urged to intervene in repairs division's shocking overspend  Newham Recorder

Newham council has called an extraordinary meeting as the fallout continues over alleged financial malpractice in one of its key departments.


Council crushes Wapping community centre, Raines House planning application rejected - Love Wapping
16 Oct 2018

Council crushes Wapping community centre, Raines House planning application rejected  Love Wapping

Wapping community volunteers were in tears this week after being ordered by Tower Hamlets council to vacate the first floor and reception at 15 Chandler Street ...


Met Police officer at Tower Hamlets 'let laundered money in his bank account' Scotland Yard confirms - East London Advertiser
12 Nov 2018

Met Police officer at Tower Hamlets 'let laundered money in his bank account' Scotland Yard confirms  East London Advertiser

A serving East London police officer in the has been found guilty of allowing laundered money to be held in his bank account.


Whitechapel Tower Hamlets drugs gang jailed for 49 years at Snaresbrook Crown Court | Crime & Court - East London Advertiser
20 Aug 2018

Whitechapel Tower Hamlets drugs gang jailed for 49 years at Snaresbrook Crown Court | Crime & Court  East London Advertiser

Judge Nigel Peters QC handed the men prison sentences ranging from two years to 56 months at Snaresbrook Crown Court for possession and supply of class ...


Peter Golds: Second Tower Hamlets Councillor jailed for fraud in four years - Conservative Home
01 Nov 2016

Peter Golds: Second Tower Hamlets Councillor jailed for fraud in four years  Conservative Home

Cllr Peter Golds is Leader of the Conservative Group on Tower Hamlets Council. Last Thursday, Cllr Mohammed Shahed Ali, a Tower Hamlets councillor for ten ...


Curse of Rich Mix returns to haunt Mayor John Biggs - Love Wapping
18 Jul 2018

Curse of Rich Mix returns to haunt Mayor John Biggs  Love Wapping

The sorry tale of Bethnal Green's Rich Mix arts and cultural centre has returned to haunt Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs according to that most respected ...


Is another OFSTED inspection failure looming for Tower Hamlets? - Love Wapping
19 Nov 2018

Is another OFSTED inspection failure looming for Tower Hamlets?  Love Wapping

Will non-attendance by key Council officers at Tower Hamlets Children's Safeguarding Board (LCSB) operational meetings increase risk of another OFSTED ...


Tower Hamlets gives verdict on Lufur Rahman comeback – no thanks! - Love Wapping
04 May 2018

Tower Hamlets gives verdict on Lufur Rahman comeback – no thanks!  Love Wapping

Lutfur Rahman's attempt to return to Tower Hamlets politics by the backdoor use of the Aspire party has met with total failure as his proxy candidate Ohid Ahmed ...


Voters may have to show ID to combat voter fraud in 'vulnerable' areas - The Telegraph
27 Dec 2016

Voters may have to show ID to combat voter fraud in 'vulnerable' areas  The Telegraph

Voters in towns and cities with large Muslim communities where there are concerns about election fraud could have to show their passports or driving licences ...


Cllr. Rabina Khan chooses different path to join Liberal Democrats - Love Wapping
29 Aug 2018

Cllr. Rabina Khan chooses different path to join Liberal Democrats  Love Wapping

Cllr. Rabina Khan, previously of the People's Alliance of Tower Hamlets (PATH) has joined the Liberal Democrats. Cllr. Khan's decision to join a mainstream ...


Tower Hamlets Council 'culture of cronyism' criticised - BBC News
04 Nov 2014

Tower Hamlets Council 'culture of cronyism' criticised  BBC News

A report into claims of fraud at Tower Hamlets Council reveals a "culture of cronyism" as the government sends in commissioners to oversee it.


Eight Jailed For Nationwide 'Police Officer' Fraud - West Yorkshire Police
05 Sep 2018

Eight Jailed For Nationwide 'Police Officer' Fraud  West Yorkshire Police

Wednesday, 5 September 2018 Criminals who pretended to be police officers to con elderly and vulnerable victims out of more than £200000 in a nationwide ...


Tower Hamlets: Close ally of corrupt former Mayor Lutfur Rahman jailed for fraud - Evening Standard
28 Oct 2016

Tower Hamlets: Close ally of corrupt former Mayor Lutfur Rahman jailed for fraud  Evening Standard

A close ally of corrupt former Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman has been jailed for housing fraud. Tower Hamlets councillor Shahed Ali was sentenced to ...


Trio jailed after assisting £600000 of benefit fraud from Tower Hamlets Council - East London Advertiser
08 Apr 2016

Trio jailed after assisting £600000 of benefit fraud from Tower Hamlets Council  East London Advertiser

Three fraudsters who helped foreigners illegally claim more than £600000 in housing benefit from Tower Hamlets Council have been jailed.


Threats, bullying and cowardice: The inside story of the Tower Hamlets mayor election fraud - Telegraph.co.uk
26 Apr 2015

Threats, bullying and cowardice: The inside story of the Tower Hamlets mayor election fraud  Telegraph.co.uk

Last Thursday, as Lutfur Rahman, the extremist-linked mayor of Tower Hamlets, was thrown out of office by a judge for corruption, vote-rigging and bribery, the ...


Tower Hamlets council cuts off much-loved coffee vendor's electricity - Evening Standard
07 May 2018

Tower Hamlets council cuts off much-loved coffee vendor's electricity  Evening Standard

Tower Hamlets council has cut off a much-loved coffee vendor's electricity and ordered him to relocate his business. Frank Wang, 52, says he has held a contract ...


Tower Hamlets candidate raises fresh fraud concerns - BBC News
08 Jun 2015

Tower Hamlets candidate raises fresh fraud concerns  BBC News

A man who fought to have the 2014 Tower Hamlets mayoral election declared void raises *fresh* concerns about potential fraud in the forthcoming polls.


Man with knife threatens passers-by in Watney Market, Shadwell – video - Love Wapping
24 May 2018

Man with knife threatens passers-by in Watney Market, Shadwell – video  Love Wapping

Video footage has emerged on social media of a man threatening passers-by with a knife in Watney Market, Shadwell. The video shows three passers-by as ...


Young mayors of Tower Hamlets from past decade meet up at Prince's Trust - East London Advertiser
14 Dec 2018

Young mayors of Tower Hamlets from past decade meet up at Prince's Trust  East London Advertiser

Youngsters who've won elections to be 'youth mayors' of Tower Hamlets over the past 10 years were invited to a Prince's Trust reception in Whitechapel to meet ...


Last conspirator in £35m land scam run from Canary Wharf is finally jailed after five years on the run - East London Advertiser
21 Dec 2018

Last conspirator in £35m land scam run from Canary Wharf is finally jailed after five years on the run  East London Advertiser

The fifth man involved in a massive £35 million land banking scam run from Canary Wharf has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.


Tower Hamlets councillor Shahed Ali admits housing fraud in court - East London Advertiser
27 Sep 2016

Tower Hamlets councillor Shahed Ali admits housing fraud in court  East London Advertiser

A councillor admitted housing fraud in the once-troubled Tower Hamlets council in London's East End when he appeared in court on yesterday.


Eight men who pretended to be police in £200,000 con jailed for 30 years at Leeds Crown Court - Yorkshire Evening Post
05 Sep 2018

Eight men who pretended to be police in £200,000 con jailed for 30 years at Leeds Crown Court  Yorkshire Evening Post

Criminals who pretended to be police officers to con elderly and vulnerable victims out of more than £200000 in a nationwide fraud have been jailed for more ...


Local elections: The death knell for Lutfur Rahman's era as Labour paints Tower Hamlets Council red - East London Advertiser
07 May 2018

Local elections: The death knell for Lutfur Rahman's era as Labour paints Tower Hamlets Council red  East London Advertiser

The Labour Party painted Tower Hamlets red in the local elections, winning 42 out of 45 council seats.


Properties seized in Poplar as Tower Hamlets declares £13m housing fraud amnesty - East London Advertiser
18 Jan 2016

Properties seized in Poplar as Tower Hamlets declares £13m housing fraud amnesty  East London Advertiser

Illegally sublet social rented properties have been seized after two cases of tenancy fraud in London's East End were taken to court.The seizures by Poplar ...


Disgraced ex-mayor of Tower Hamlets loses latest appeal against five-year ban - Evening Standard
23 Jun 2017

Disgraced ex-mayor of Tower Hamlets loses latest appeal against five-year ban  Evening Standard

The former Tower Hamlets mayor who was barred from running for office for corrupt and illegal practices has lost the latest stage of his appeal bid. High Court ...


Exclusive: Lutfur Rahman to run for Mayor of Tower Hamlets in 2022 - Love Wapping
08 Sep 2018

Exclusive: Lutfur Rahman to run for Mayor of Tower Hamlets in 2022  Love Wapping

Word is that ex-mayor of Tower Hamlets Lutfur Rahman has reacted to yesterday's MPS Operation Lynemouth statement by informing all his supporters that he ...


Tower Hamlets councillors storm out over vote to cooperate with police probing corrupt Lutfur Rahman election - East London Advertiser
23 Nov 2017

Tower Hamlets councillors storm out over vote to cooperate with police probing corrupt Lutfur Rahman election  East London Advertiser

A storm erupted at last night's Tower Hamlets Council meeting which called on members to cooperate with police investigating the corrupt 2014 election for ...


22 men charged with drugs offences after police raids across Tower Hamlets - Love Wapping
08 Jun 2018

22 men charged with drugs offences after police raids across Tower Hamlets  Love Wapping

The names of the 22 men who have been charged with various offences relating to the supply of drugs following the police raids across the borough earlier this ...


Poplar estate agent Sterling de Vere fined £50,000 by Thames Magistrates Court for letting overcrowded property in Shoreditch with no heating | Latest East London & Tower Hamlets News - East London Advertiser
19 Sep 2018

Poplar estate agent Sterling de Vere fined £50,000 by Thames Magistrates Court for letting overcrowded property in Shoreditch with no heating | Latest East London & Tower Hamlets News  East London Advertiser

Sterling de Vere in Chrisp Street, Poplar, were made to pay more than £50,000 for renting a property with no heating, a leaking boiler and a lack of fire ...


Tower Hamlets Council: Cost of new civic centre increases by £15m | Politics - East London Advertiser
13 Dec 2018

Tower Hamlets Council: Cost of new civic centre increases by £15m | Politics  East London Advertiser

Plans to transform the former Royal London Hospital into a town hall have ballooned by £15million after the building was found to contain “phenomenal” ...


Tower Hamlets mayor was elected after corrupt campaign, high court told - The Guardian
02 Feb 2015

Tower Hamlets mayor was elected after corrupt campaign, high court told  The Guardian

Residents of London borough allege Lutfur Rahman and his workers filled out other people's ballot papers and smeared his opponents as racist.


Study shows damage to lungs of Tower Hamlets school children caused by diesel pollution - Love Wapping
15 Nov 2018

Study shows damage to lungs of Tower Hamlets school children caused by diesel pollution  Love Wapping

A new study published in The Lancet Public Health indicates that the lung capacity of Tower Hamlets school age children could be reduced by up to 5% as a ...


Bromley fraudster jailed for part in con which saw victims £35 million out of pocket - Bromley Borough News
18 Dec 2018

Bromley fraudster jailed for part in con which saw victims £35 million out of pocket  Bromley Borough News

A FIFTH man involved in a banking scam has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison recently.


Basildon con artists facing jail after £800k 'boiler room' fraud - Echo
10 Jan 2019

Basildon con artists facing jail after £800k 'boiler room' fraud  Echo

TWO con artists are facing jail for their parts in an £800000 "boiler room" fraud.


Scotland Yard faces inquiry over handling of Tower Hamlets mayoral election corruption case - The Independent
21 Mar 2017

Scotland Yard faces inquiry over handling of Tower Hamlets mayoral election corruption case  The Independent

The official police watchdog is expected to launch an inquiry into how Scotland Yard dropped a criminal investigation into an east London election, despite a ...


Revealed: Source of Wapping Gardens ASB tracked down to council run Youth Centre - Love Wapping
08 Sep 2018

Revealed: Source of Wapping Gardens ASB tracked down to council run Youth Centre  Love Wapping

Eye witnesses and victims of the violent Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) in Wapping Gardens have identified the youths causing the problems as being from ...


Tower Hamlets pupils run council and conduct mock debates during EU's Local Democracy Week | Education - East London Advertiser
27 Oct 2018

Tower Hamlets pupils run council and conduct mock debates during EU's Local Democracy Week | Education  East London Advertiser

Children have been put in charge of Tower Hamlets Council for a week.


Five tips can help you avoid fraud, says Pensions Minister GUY OPPERMAN - This is Money
30 Nov 2018

Five tips can help you avoid fraud, says Pensions Minister GUY OPPERMAN  This is Money

Nine out of 10 people feel confident in their ability to avoid scams after a Pension Wise appointment, according to a survey about the free Government *service*.


'Behave ethically' call to rivals after Aspire candidate is beaten up in Tower Hamlets election campaign in Wapping - East London Advertiser
09 Apr 2018

'Behave ethically' call to rivals after Aspire candidate is beaten up in Tower Hamlets election campaign in Wapping  East London Advertiser

An urgent call on all rival politicians in the Tower Hamlets council election to ask supporters to “behave ethically” has been made following an attack on a ...


Tower Hamlets knife attack: Two men and two women stabbed | Crime & Court - East London Advertiser
19 Dec 2018

Tower Hamlets knife attack: Two men and two women stabbed | Crime & Court  East London Advertiser

Armed police were called to the Tredegar Practice on St Stephen's Road, were they found two men aged 24 and 33 suffering from knife wounds.


Tower Hamlets woman jailed for £15000 fraud on employer - East London Advertiser
20 Feb 2015

Tower Hamlets woman jailed for £15000 fraud on employer  East London Advertiser

A former personal assistant from Tower Hamlets has been jailed for spending more than £15000 using company credit cards on goods including designer ...


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