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Mental health worker Symon West on fraud charges
4:30pm Thursday 28th February 2013 in News
A mental health support worker for Dorset County Council has appeared in court charged with fraud of more than £4,500 by abusing his position.
The 51-year-old is accused of stealing a total of £4,649 between January 2009 and June last year by abusing his position as a Community Mental Health Team support worker at the council.
He is also accused of selling items to raise money for charity with the intention of making a financial gain for himself between January and August last year to the value of £108.
West was released on unconditional bail and ordered to appear at Weymouth Magistrates Court on March 12.