Boldon woman denies £60,000 fraud charge

A woman is facing a Crown Court trial accused of a £60,000 fraud

Monday, 26th November 2018, 12:56 pm
Updated Monday, 26th November 2018, 1:00 pm
The hearing took place at Newcastle Crown Court

Heather Garbutt-Iley, of East Boldon, is accused of using her position of having power of attorney over someone else's financial affairs to take £60,694 to use herself.

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At Newcastle Crown Court the 58-year-old pleaded not guilty to a charge of fraud between January 2016 and November 2016.

A trial has been listed for June 10 next year.

Judge Edward Bindloss granted Garbutt-Iley, of Ferndale Grove, East Boldon, unconditional bail in the meantime.