Five years after a Tyrone woman was first arrested for defrauding her Cookstown employers out of almost £2 million, details of her vast offending have finally been disclosed at Dungannon Crown Court following repeated delays.
Throughout the duration of the case Press have been banned from naming her, based on her continued threat to self-harm if identified.
This has now apparently extended to concerns around imprisonment, leading the defence to seek Judge Brain Sherrard QC to impose a Hospital Order.
Aged in her 40s and from County Tyrone, she rarely appeared in court but was present on Thursday last to hear the litany of offending she carried out over an eight year period.
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