Fraudster Stole To Fund Lavish Lifestyle

Friday, 30th March 2018 at 9:07pm

The Yorkshire Evening Post reports that a fraudster stole £216,000 from the Leeds-based Christian charity where he was a project manager to fund a lavish lifestyle.

Lee Patterson covered his tracks by creating false business accounts and diverted funds into his own bank accounts which he used to build an extension on his home and buy a car for his son.

In court, the prosecutor said that Patterson’s criminal activity “has had a significant impact on the charity [for disadvantaged children]. They have had to close a number of projects.”

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