A girl on the centre of an alleged £40,000 fraud has a neurological situation, in response to her solicitor.
Fiona Taylor’s health, or in any other case, to render a plea has been the crux of a protracted case throughout which she has been assessed by medical specialists.
Solicitor Sylvia Maclennan informed Wick Sheriff Court on Wednesday that Taylor’s medical information over a 10-year interval have been nonetheless being reviewed.
She informed Sheriff Gerrard Sinclair: “I checked final week and the medical individuals are nonetheless within the strategy of gathering the information. As quickly as these have been accomplished the report will probably be made obtainable to a psychologist who will assess whether or not the accused is match to instruct me.”
Taylor, of Glamis Road, Wick, is alleged on indictment to have pretended to a pensioner that she wanted cash to assist her granddaughter together with her hire arrears and for the acquisition and working of the Wick Airport Café.
The man was to be given possession of the enterprise for his £33,000 funding. Taylor (63) is additional accused of inducing the 88-year-old to pay her £7000 for a automobile that she would use to drive him about.
The offences are mentioned to have been dedicated between December 10, 2015 and July 1, 2016.
Fiscal David Barclay mentioned that he had no objection to a suggestion by Miss Maclennan for a continuation of the case to March 30.
The fiscal added: “I’m conscious of the weird background on this case. Matters need to be investigated and such issues cannot be finished instantly.”
Sheriff Sinclair allowed the continuation.
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