A person has appeared in court docket after duping a store assistant into handing over €230 in money.
Fanica Rostas was convicted and fined at Ballyshannon District Court docket in relation to the incident.
The court docket heard that Rostas entered McIntyre’s Filling Station, Doonan Roundabout, Donegal City on December 9, 2022 at 6.30pm. Garda witness informed the court docket that Rostas engaged in a so-called fast change rip-off, whereby a workers operator is confused in relation to vary.
Rostas was recognized by gardai who seen CCTV footage. Rostas was arrested and made full admissions.
A 29-year-old with an tackle at Major Avenue, Convoy, Rostas is charged that he did dishonestly by deception induce an individual to do an act, to wit, hand over €230 with the intention of constructing acquire for himself and inflicting loss to a different. The offence is opposite to Part 6 of the Felony Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001.
Solicitor for Rostas, Mr Patsy Gallagher, mentioned his consumer has been in Eire for nearly 20 years and has no earlier convictions. He mentioned Rostas is a single man who has had some well being points.
“He needs to apologise for his actions,” Mr Gallagher mentioned.
Decide Ciaran Liddy convicted Rostas, fined him €150 and allowed three months to pay.
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