Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Aberdeen City councillor quits after embezzlement charges

An Aberdeen Councillor who is due in court in connection with an embezzlement charge has resigned. Scott Cassie, 60, had already resigned from the local authority’s Liberal Democrat group. He was the former planning convenor and represented the Airyhall, Broomhill and Garthdee ward.

My comment: Quote by Frank Herbert - Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect all who seek it.    

Read the full story from the source STV

UPDATE 28/4/11: A former Aberdeen councillor has pleaded guilty to embezzling thousands of pounds from a sports society. Scott Cassie, 60, who resigned as a councillor this week, admitted taking £13,500 from Kaimhill Outdoor Sports Society.

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