Ex-MP Jared O'Mara 'tried to claim up to £30,000 to fund cocaine habit', court hears

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Jared O'Mara is on trial for allegedly submitting 'dishonest' invoices to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority - prosecutor James Bourne-Arton told a court the former MP had 'a significant cocaine habit'Ex-MP Jared O'Mara 'tried to claim up to £30,000 to fund cocaine habit', court hearsA former MP tried to fraudulently claim up to £30,000 in taxpayers' money to fund his "extensive cocaine habit", prosecutors have told a court. Jared O'Mara, 41, who represented the constituency of Sheffield Hallam from 2017 to 2019, is on trial for submitting "dishonest" invoices to the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa). "Arnold and Woodliff were old friends of Jared O'Mara and sadly were persuaded to go along with his dishonest claims." The court heard financial investigations revealed O'Mara was "living to or beyond his means and in dire need of cash". O'Mara, of Walker Close, Sheffield; Arnold, of School Lane, Dronfield, Derbyshire; and Woodliff, of Hesley Road, Shiregreen, Sheffield, deny all charges.
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