Northampton

Finance manager stole £330,000 from Easton Maudit care home

The ex-finance manager of a Northamptonshire care home has admitted stealing more than £330,000 by defrauding company accounts.

Jenny Glanister admitted eight counts of fraud and false accounting, at Oakfield home, in Easton Maudit.

Glanister, 50, of Great Billing, Northampton, took a total £338,805, between 2004 and 2011, Northampton Crown Court heard.

The defendant is due to be sentenced on 10 April.

The court herd Glanister's position allowed her control of the home's finances.

She admitted to dishonestly abusing that position by writing cheques to herself, approving money transfers to herself and paying her personal fuel bill from the company's account.

During the hearing, Judge David Tomlinson said: "You must not read anything anything into the fact that I have ordered a report into extended bail.

"These are serious matters, as you are aware."

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