Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Councillor in court over fraud charges

A West Lothian councillor has appeared in court on fraud charges.

Gordon Beurskens, 48, appeared on petition accused of fraud and forming a fraudulent scheme.

His partner and co-accused Sadie McMillan, 51, appeared in the dock beside him at Livingston Sheriff Court also charged with fraud.

They were both listed as directors of ABW Consultants (Scotland) Ltd., a property company he founded, until it was dissolved last year.

My comment: Another wait and see what the outcome is but in the meantime why are there so many councillors with interests in property companies?

Read the full story from the source BBC News

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