Three years for fundraiser
A businessman has been jailed for three years after pocketing nearly £275,000 raised in the name of charity.
He admitted stealing £210,000 from Wales Air Ambulance and £63,000 from Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance.
During sentencing at Plymouth Crown Court yesterday, the judge told Windsor: “It may be you raised large amounts of money for charities, but that simply makes your conduct more reprehensible.”
Bob Palmer, chairman of Wales Air Ambulance, said: “We are relieved that the court case has been resolved and that justice has been done. Now it is finally over we can move forward and continue with the essential work of saving lives through the three air ambulances in Wales.”
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