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Woman charged with fraud offences related to Grenfell Tower fire

PUBLISHED: 09:22 30 August 2018 | UPDATED: 09:22 30 August 2018

Aggravated burglaries in Brent are being investigated. Picture: Met Police

Aggravated burglaries in Brent are being investigated. Picture: Met Police

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A woman from Abbey Wood who worked for Kensington and Chelsea Council has been charged with fraud offences relating to the Grenfell Tower fire.

Jenny McDonagh, 39 was charged today, Thursday, August 30, with two counts of fraud by abuse of position, one count of theft by employee and one count of money laundering.

The charges relate to having obtained money intended for those affected by the tragedy while being neither a survivor nor a bereaved family member herself.

She was arrested on Wednesday, August 29 following her initial arrest on Wednesday, August 1.

She will appear in custody at Westminster Magistrates’ Court later today, Thursday, August 30.


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