Bid to dismiss fraud charge
A man accused of stealing thousands of pounds from his employer is to apply to have a charge of fraud by abuse of position dismissed.
George Austin, of Ulcombe Gardens, Canterbury, is alleged to have taken almost £9,000 from Phoenix Electronic Cigarettes in Maidstone between January 4 and October 31.
The 24-year-old was not asked to enter a plea wat Maidstone Crown Court on Friday. The application will be made on October 9. A preliminary trial date was set for November 6.