Horse researcher jailed for multiple fraud offences

A specialist horse researcher has been jailed for four-and-a-half years after she defrauded a series of organisations to clear her debts. Dr Maria Magdalena Leitner, 56, of Bollington, Cheshire, was sentenced at Chester Crown Court on November 28, after she was convicted of three counts of fraud, as well as one count each for obtaining credit while bankrupt, failing to deliver assets to the Official Receiver, and acting as a director while bankrupt. The court heard that in 2005, Dr Leitner set up Equine Research & Informatio... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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