The former head of campaigns and communications at the League Against Cruel Sports has been charged with fraud.
It follows a police investigation into financial irregularities at the charity.
Steve Taylor, 35, of Saltash in Cornwall, was charged on 2 April and bailed. He is accused of one count of fraud by false representation. He is due to appear before magistrates on 20 April.
This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (5 April 2012)