Chairman of Sea Cadets accused of pocketing £11,000 from from the charity's accounts
The chairman of a North Tyneside youth charity has been accused of pocketing £11,000 from its accounts.
Jonathan Grigg appeared in court charged with fraud, after he allegedly took the cash from the Whitley Bay-based unit of the Sea Cadets.
The 22-year-old spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth and address as he stood in the dock for a short hearing at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.
He entered no plea to one charge of fraud.
The court heard that, acting as the trusted chairman, he allegedly forged signatures on some cheques while making others out to himself in order to siphon... read more
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