CEO found guilty of stealing over $114k

By on September 7, 2016
CEO found guilty of stealing over $114k

The former chief executive of the Kokiri Training Centre in South Dunedin has been found guilty of taking more than $114,000 from the non-profit Maori organisation.

Lynette Anne Collins-Watson (59), of Dunedin, had pleaded not guilty to five offences committed between January 2009 and February last year.

Collins-Watson appeared before Judge Kevin Phillips in the Dunedin District Court.

In a reserved judgement, Judge Phillips found her guilty of one charge of theft of $27, 935 by a person in a special relationship, and another of theft of $86,496 by a person in a special relationship.

The offending was against the Arai Te Uru Kokiri Centre Charitable Trust, which funds the learning centre.

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