The official squandered money for victims of the fire from the skyscraper


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The British official admitted that he embezzled the money raised to help the victims of the fire in the London skyscraper Grenfell Tower. She stated at the hearing at Westminster magistrates court, said on Thursday, August 30, The Telegraph.

Manager Finance administration the Metropolitan borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Jenny McDonagh for 10 months, spent a total of 62 thousand pounds (about 78 thousand dollars, or 5.3 million). These funds 39-year-old woman left for a vacation in Dubai (UAE) and Los Angeles (USA), dined in expensive restaurants, went to beauty salons and buy luxury items. She also played in online casinos.

The money she received with prepaid Bank cards. To withdraw funds from her work, since she had access to funds in the emergency Fund. Guilt McDonagh admitted two counts of fraud charges in the theft and concealment of property acquired by criminal means.

It is noted that for the first time a woman was arrested on 1 August, and two days later, she again used the stolen means. According to the Prosecutor, McDonagh has a husband, but he returns home his wife is not willing. What is the punishment for the clerk not specified.

The 24-storey building located in the West of the British capital, caught fire on the night of 14 June 2017. The skyscraper, which was 150 apartments, burned almost completely. Dead recognized 72 people, almost as many were injured. The cause of the fire was a faulty fridge.

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