Ex-UKIP MEP Charged With Fraud.

Former UKIP MEP Ashley Mote has been charged with fraud and misconduct in public office.

He represented the South East from 2004 to 2009 and faces nine charges allegedly committed over the same period.

The allegations include obtaining money by deception, fraud by false representation, false accounting, and receiving the proceeds of crime.

Mr Mote, who lives at Alton in Hampshire, will appear before Magistrates in November.