Blair Turgott Charged with Fraud & Money Laundering
Former West Ham United midfielder Blair Turgott who was on loan at Bradford City under former manager Phil Parkinson, will appear in court after being charged with fraud offences. Turgott who now plays for Bromley, faces charges of fraud by false representation and money laundering.
Turgott, who was a substitute for City in the 2013 Capital One Cup Final at Wembley was charged by detectives from Operation Falcon, which respond to fraud and linked crime online, he will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 28th April 2017.
After joining West Ham at the age of eight he made his way through the youth and development teams before making his West Ham debut in 2014. He then went on to represent England U19 in the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup against Canada.
He joined Leyton Orient and his first goal for the club was described as “stunning” after he volleyed the ball past the Stevenage goalkeeper from 18 yards at the start of the 2015 season. Turgott now plays for Bromley since joining them in August last year after a successful pre-season where he scored four goals.