Mushroom Fraud

March 26, 2024 7:28 am in by

A Woman’s pleaded guilty to theft facing the County Court charged with defrauding a mushroom farm employer of almost one-MILLION dollars.

The County court’s heard the 52-year-old stole the money over six years while working as a payroll officer at Merbein Mushrooms.

She also spent 180,000 dollars on the game Candy Crush.

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The Woman’s been remanded and will be sentenced at a later date.

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