Woman handed suspended jail sentence over £8,000 theft

A woman has been handed a two year suspended jail sentence and ordered to pay back £8,000 after pleading guilty to theft.

Amanda Gibbs
Amanda Gibbs

Amanda Gibbs, nee Millichip, 33, of Wheeler Orchard, Tenbury Wells, was convicted on September 14, having pleaded guilty to theft of £8,000 in total.

10 cheques valued £800 each were provided from Glyn and Marion Morgan, now deceased, between February and July 2016. The theft was deemed a breach of trust.

The judge at Hereford Crown Court passed a sentence of two years imprisonment, suspended for two years, and ordered, under the proceeds of crime act, for Gibbs to repay the money to the Morgan's family estate.

All outstanding benefit from criminal conduct is a lifetime debt owed until such time as it is fully repaid.

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