Red Star man jailed for fraud
Saturday 25 July 1992
Southwark Crown Court was told that Kevin McAvan, 36, of Crewe, Cheshire, controlled contracts worth pounds 8m a year and committed the fraud by submitting invoices from a fictitious company and authorising payment himself.
McAvan, who admitted four charges of fraud, told police about an alleged pounds 1.6m fraud at Red Star's headquarters in Islington, north London, which could lead to further charges.
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