Charity finance manager admits stealing more than £10,000

Henna Hussain, 30, of Linthorpe in Middlesbrough, pleads guilty at Teesside Magistrates' Court to defrauding the charity she worked for, Main - Taking Autism Personally

Teesside Magistrates' Court
Teesside Magistrates' Court

A charity finance manager has admitted stealing more than £10,000 from the autism charity she worked for.

Henna Hussain, 30, of Linthorpe in Middlesbrough, pleaded guilty at Teesside Magistrates’ Court this week to one charge of defrauding £10,331.34 from the charity Main – Taking Autism Personally.

Hussain, who committed the offences between 1 June and 14 September, will be sentenced at crown court, although no date for her hearing has been set yet.

According to the Charity Commission website, Main, which is based in Middlesbrough, had an income of £438,140 and expenditure of £369,289 for the year ending 31 March 2016.

No one at the charity was available for comment on the case.

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