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Assistant: How can I help? My husband is going to be

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Assistant: Hi. How can I help?
Customer: My husband is going to be prosecuted for expenses fraud in the crown court shortly. He was basically told to submit false receipts by his employer instead of a pay rise however as this was a verbal agreement, we are obviously aware that the full culpability is on himself. This was done over around 2 years and the total according to the police is 54k, however 6k of this related to genuine invoices from me for admin assistance which I did give.
Assistant: Where is your husband? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: I have been looking at sentencing guidelines and we are obviously wondering what a likely outcome would be, it is his first and only offence, the money has been settled as part of a civil claim and my husband was the main earner,we have 2 children and his elderly parents living with us
Assistant: What steps have been taken so far?
Customer: South wales uk
Assistant: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: He attended a voluntary interview yesterday
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
The expenses were in the form of false hotel and flight receipts plus mileage
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Obviously our main concern is the likelihood of a custodial sentence

Hi, welcome to JustAnswer. My name is Jo C, I’m a barrister with 12 years of experience and I am happy to help with your question today.

do you know what exactly he was charged with?

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Customer: replied 14 days ago.
It is going to be conspiracy to defraud
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I was wondering how likely a suspended sentence could be instead of custodial
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Please call 01269492423 instead
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Do you have any opinion of likelihood
Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Are you still available