Teesside Crown Court gives former charity finance manager suspended sentence for fraud

Henna Hussain, 30, from Linthorpe in Middlesbrough had pleaded guilty to defrauding Main - Taking Autism Personally of more than £10,000 between June and September last year

Teesside Crown Court
Teesside Crown Court

A former charity finance manager has avoided prison after admitting stealing more than £10,000 from the charity she worked for.

Henna Hussain, 30, of Linthorpe in Middlesbrough, pleaded guilty in January to one charge of defrauding £10,331.34 from the charity Main – Taking Autism Personally between 1 June and 14 September 2016.

At Teesside Crown Court on Friday she was given a 15-month prison sentence, suspended for two years.

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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