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Detectives have launched an investigation into claims of fraud within the Police Federation of England and Wales.

The allegation of fraud is centred around the bank account for the Constables’ Central Committee.

Police Hour believes that Vice Chairman, Will Riches has resigned following the announcement.

The Police Federation represents Police Officers from PC to inspector have confirmed the incestigation in a breif statement.

“On Tuesday 15 March, the Police Federation of England and Wales contacted Surrey Police to ask them to investigate potential fraudulent activity relating to accounts held by the federation’s Constables’ Central Committee.

“The issue was identified by the PFEW itself and we are fully co-operating with their initial investigation which is being undertaken to determine whether any offences have been committed.

“Until those inquiries are complete it would be inappropriate to comment further.”

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