Estate Agent in Court over £300,000 Fraud Case
An estate has appeared before Carlisle Crown Court, accused of being involved in a £300,000 fraud case.
Donald George Scott, 61, of Bolton Low Houses, near Wigton, spoke only to confirm his name before top judge, Paul Batty QC.
No pleas were entered to the 16 charges.
Scott faces five charges of forgery and 11 counts of fraud concerning his position as a land agent at Wigton-based firm, Donald Scott Land & Estate Agents.
The court heard legal discussions about the case and it has been adjourned until 20th November, when a hearing will take place and a plea can be entered.
Scott was released on bail.
The company provides property services in and around Wigton.