Man pleads guilty to Daventry Working Men’s Club theft

The former secretary of Daventry Working Men’s Club has pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds from his employers.

67-year-old John Buckley of Inlands Close, Daventry, appeared at Northampton Magistrates Court yesterday (Monday).

It heard the retired bank manager admitted stealing £135,090 from the club between January 1 2010 and January 31 last year.

He was released on bail and will appear in Northampton Crown Court on July 9.

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