June 22, 2024

A bar employee who stole €1,330 from a nightclub and stuffed the money into her bra has been fined €200.

Emmanuela Ogbeifo appeared at Letterkenny District Court docket in Co Donegal charged with stealing.

The third degree psychology scholar was working within the Pulse Nightclub in Letterkenny on December seventeenth final 12 months when she carried out the cheeky theft.

The court docket heard that Gardai acquired a name from the proprietor of the nightclub, Mr Mark Crossan, to say an worker had been stealing from the until.

CCTV footage was performed to Gardai and it confirmed Ms Ogbeifo taking cash from the until and putting it in her jacket.

The accused initially denied taking the money however then admitted the cost and took extra cash from inside her bra.

Ms Ogbeifo, of Ard Ban, Lengthy Lane, Letterkenny, was born in Eire to Nigerian mother and father and is presently learning at Maynooth College.

The 19-year-old was charged that on or between December seventeenth, 2022 and December 18th, 2022 at Pulse Nightclub, Letterkenny, did steal property to wit €1,330 money the property of Mark Crossan of the Pulse Nightclub, Opposite to Part 4 of the Prison Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001.

She has no earlier convictions of any form.

Her solicitor, Mr Frank Dorrian, stated his consumer was very embarrassed by the disgrace the incident had introduced on Ms Ogbeifo and her household.

He stated the household had a powerful Christian perspective and the accused lady stated she was very sorry saying she had introduced “shame” on herself and her household.

He added that the date of the incident was near Christmas and that temptation had come her manner.

“This was designed to fail. The until was coated by a digicam and the workers knew this and I’m not certain how she thought she was going to achieve success,” he stated.

Mr Dorrian stated his consumer was the primary individual in her household to go to 3rd degree training and that her household had been of very restricted means.

Choose Éiteáin Cunningham stated she was noting that the accused had no earlier convictions and her household had been of restricted means.

Nevertheless, she added that she must mark a conviction as this occurred whereas the accused was working ready of belief and that this was a breach of that belief.

She fined Ms Ogbeifo €200 and allowed her six months to pay.

Employee who stole €1,330 from Pulse Nightclub stuffed money into her bra was final modified: September twenty fifth, 2023 by Workers Author