The director of a Canberra childcare centre accused of defrauding the business of as much as $500,000 has been refused bail.
- Centre director Emma Morton has been charged with 23 counts of obtaining property by deception
- Police believe Ms Morton may have misappropriated as much as $500,000
- She has been refused bail and will return to court in March
Police have charged Weston Creek Children’s Centre director Emma Morton with 23 counts of obtaining property by deception, amounting to $160,000 in stolen funds.
But, following a raid of Ms Morton’s home in Campbell this morning, officers said they believed Ms Morton may have taken more than $480,000 in total.
“Police expect to lay additional charges in the coming weeks and do not…