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Top Tory from Crossways guilty of theft and forgery

A FORMER top Tory has pleaded guilty to 10 charges of theft and forgery.

Daniel Smy, 35, of Mount Skippet Way, Crossways, near Dorchester, was working as chairman of the Bournemouth-based Portman Building Society group staff association when he plundered thousands of pounds from association funds.

The former deputy chairman of South Dorset Conservative Association appeared at Bournemouth Crown Court yesterday.

He admitted five charges of theft from the association and five counts of forging cheques.

Smy is also a former chairman of Crossways Parish Council.

The prosecution claims the total amount stolen is around £58,000 but the defence believes the figure to be in the region of £30,000.

Smy’s court case was adjourned for two weeks to allow a number of ‘taken into consideration’ offences to be put to him.

The judge also ordered for a pre-sentence report to be


Added: Apr-19-2009 Occurred On: Apr-19-2009
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Tags: tory, conservative, corruption, Daniel, Smy,
Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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