Lancashire council fraud inquiry: Four more suspected

Four more men are being investigated over claims of fraud at Lancashire County Council, police have said.

Council leader Geoff Driver was among four men originally arrested as part of the inquiry into a £5m tender awarded to One Connect Ltd; a joint venture between the council and BT.

Lancashire Police confirmed it had also gathered evidence on four other men and had now passed the file on all eight to prosecutors for consideration.

Mr Driver has denied any wrongdoing.

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