Former Independent Labor MP Jared O’Mara has been charged with seven counts of misrepresentation fraud, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said.
In a statement, Rosemary Ainslie, chief of special crimes at CPS, said: “The charges relate to an allegation that he made fraudulent invoices to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority in 2019 along with Gareth Arnold, who is also charged with six charges of the same crime.
“Jared O’Mara is charged along with John Woodliff of an Asset of Crime Act offense. The CPS made the decision that the three men should be charged after reviewing a South Yorkshire police evidence file. “
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