Former students' union chief admits fraud

Jacqueline Williams, 49, has pleaded guilty to defrauding Aberdeen University Students' Association of £16,000 while she was chief executive

The former chief executive of Aberdeen University’s student union has pleaded guilty to defrauding the charity of £16,000.

Jacqueline Williams, formerly McKay, 49, from Dollar in Clackmannanshire, pleaded guilty on 23 January to running a £16,000 fraudulent scheme while at Aberdeen University Students’ Association.

The scheme, which ran from 19 August 2014, led to Williams’s departure in 2016.

She will be sentenced on 19 February at Aberdeen Sheriff Court.

Aberdeen University Students’ Association declined to comment on the case.

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