City bank manager charged with fraud

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A BANK manager from Milton Keynes has been charged with fraud.

The alleged offences took place between September 2008 and January 2011 while the defendant Lee Newton, 32, was employed by Lloyds TSB as a bank manager, firstly at the branch in Buckingham and later at Wolverton.

It’s alleged Newton took money from elderly customers and paid it into his account to fund a gambling addiction.

Newton is due to appear at Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court on October 4.