Mike Buss, Help for Heroes fundraiser, in court on charge of defrauding the charity

Buss does not enter a plea and the case is sent for trial at Swindon Crown Court

Mike Buss. Photograph: JS Photography
Mike Buss. Photograph: JS Photography

A fundraiser for Help for Heroes has appeared in court accused of defrauding  the charity.

Mike Buss, 40, of Barra Close, Highworth, Swindon, appeared in Swindon Magistrates Court yesterday accused of one count of fraud by false representation.

The charge of fraud relates to "false representation that monies raised would be passed on as charitable donations" to Help for Heroes, according to court documents.

Buss did not enter a plea and the case was sent for trial at Swindon Crown Court on 28 November.

Help for Heroes declined to comment on the case.

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