Man convicted of frauds totalling almost £6 million - Oxford


A man was yesterday, Tuesday, 12 May 2015, convicted at Oxford Crown Court of frauds totalling almost £6 million in Oxford.

Johannes Franken, aged 50, of Fockbury Road, Bromsgrove, pleaded guilty to five counts of fraud by false representation totalling over £5.9m and one count of possessing criminal property.

The offences were committed while Franken was working for BMW between September 2011 and December 2014. He made false representations, altering supplier invoices and payments so that monies were diverted to his account. He made 59 separate transactions; the largest was for over £278,000.

Franken will be sentenced at Oxford Crown Court on Tuesday, 16 June 2015.