Luton councillor has been found guilty of falsifying a document

Charlene Sumnall sucessfully prosecuted a serving Luton councillor for falsifying a document in an attempt to trick a trading standards officer from his own authority.

Mohammed Ashraf, 59, fabricated the document to give the impression that his firm, Luton Travel Services, was covered by Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing (ATOL). Cllr Ashraf, who was previously Luton Borough Council’s portfolio holder for trading standards, was also been convicted of four other charges relating to breaches of ATOL and unfair trading regulations.

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