Collier Row man charged along with Metropolitan Police employee with conspiracy to defraud and money laundering

Traffic is heavy on the A13 in Barking following an accident and earlier delays. Photo: PA Images.

Traffic is heavy on the A13 in Barking following an accident and earlier delays. Photo: PA Images. - Credit: PA images

A fraud investigation carried out by officers has led to a Metropolitan Police employee and two other men being charged with conspiracy to defraud and money laundering.

Dennis Bean, 66, of Highfield Road, Collier Row, was charged after officers from Operation Falcon carried out a mandate investigation.

Thomas Dappa, 40, a member of police staff based in the Met’s Referencing & Vetting Unit and Ahmed Otun, 39, of Walfrey Gardens, Dagenham were also charged.

They have all been bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on Friday October 7.

The member of police staff is currently suspended from duty.


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