CLAIMS over unpaid council tax have landed a company in court.
Cable Properties and Investments is charged with failing to pay £28,927.
Sunderland City Council has brought a prosecution against the Middlesbrough-based firm.
The breach is thought to relate to a property in Sunderland.
During a short hearing at the city’s magistrates’ court, JPs heard that the property business has denied the allegation.
A trial will take place in December.