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Eight charged over £2.3m Olympic Delivery Authority fraud

PUBLISHED: 12:28 03 March 2012 | UPDATED: 11:37 04 March 2012

Eight people have been charged over an alleged £2.3 million fraud against the Olympic Delivery Authority.

All eight are accused of money laundering and will appear at Southwark Crown Court on March 5.

The charges follow an investigation by officers from the Met’s Operation Podium, the force’s dedicated response to serious and organised crime around the Olympic and Paralympic Games

The eight people charged are:

Shamsideen Owo, aged 75, of Brookfield Road, Homerton, east London

Abayomi Olowo, aged 48, of Windsor Road, Harrow, north-west London.

Ayodele Odukoya, aged 42, of Paignton Close, Romford, Essex.

Mabinty Kargbo, aged 26, of Crofton Road, Camberwell, south-east London.

Nadeem Khan, aged 38, of Richmond Crescent, Slough, Berkshire.

Sanjeev Kumar, aged 30, of Bell Street, Bilston, West Midlands.

Shakeela Ayub, aged 28, of Brudenell Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Sakiru Adewale, aged 57, of no fixed address.

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