Friday, April 24, 2009

Law & Order : Edinburgh Sheriff Court clerk charged with £90k fraud

A former clerk employed by the Scottish Courts Service, at Edinburgh Sheriff Court has, apparently been charged with fraud to the tune of £90k. (I thought the SCS said their staff never got up to this kind of stuff ? – Ed)

BBC News reports :

Former clerk charged with fraud

A former clerk at Edinburgh Sheriff Court has appeared on petition in his former workplace charged with fraud.

Graeme Wilson, 28, of Kirkcaldy, made a brief appearance in private before Sheriff James Farrell on Thursday.

He was charged with obtaining £90,107 by fraud from the Scottish Courts Service between 7 October 2007 and 6 March 2009.

No plea or declaration was made and the case was continued for further inquiry. He was released on bail.

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