Woman charged with stealing €10,500 from workplace

Miguela Xuereb

A 44-year-old woman from Birżebbuġa was arraigned in court on Friday more charged with stealing money from her workplace.

The woman, who worked as an Accounts Clerk at Valletta Gate Terminal between 2017 and 2019, was accused of misappropriating more than €5,000 in funds.

Over a period of two years that she worked there, the woman misappropriated a total of €10,448 from the petty cash.

The woman pleaded not guilty to the charges brought against her.

A request for bail was made.

The court granted the woman bail against a personal guarantee of €10,000. The woman was ordered to sign the bail book twice a week.

The conditions for bail included also bail supervision.

Lawyers Franco Debono, Amadeus Cachia and Marion Camilleri appeared for the accused.

Police Inspector George Frendo led the prosecution.

Magistrate Audrey Demicoli presided over the case.