Nigel Ian Baker pleaded guilty in Maroochydore Fom Court yesterday to 57 counts of fraud, after acquiring his then-girl- friend's credit card details and using them to purchase goods over a four-month period.
The woman said she didn't know Baker had her card details, and only noticed the fraud when she realised her credit card bill was too high and checked her transaction history. Defence lawyer Anna Smith said Baker Sunshine Coast k girl from offered to pay oCast woman back, and repaid most of the total before the fraud charges were laid.
Baker's family helped him pay back the money, the last of which Sunshine Coast k girl from handed to the prosecutor as a cheque during yesterday's sentencing after his lawyer clarified the final amount.
Ms Smith said Baker was having financial difficulties during the offending, and the fraud was not motivated by greed.
Magistrate Haydn Stjernqvistthe offences a "breach of trust" and said it was easier than ever for offenders to use victims' credit cards without their permission. The police prosecutor asked Mr Stjernqvist to Girls wanting sex in Worthville Kentucky a suspended jail sentence, while Ms Smith said a Sunshine Coast k girl from service and probation order or fine would be sufficient.
Ms Smith asked Mr Stjernqvist not to record a conviction, as it would severely limit his career and make obtaining a real estate licence difficult.
She said as the offence took place in a "personal setting", it was not relevant to Sunshie career. Mr Stjernqvist acknowledged Baker's early guilty plea, efforts to repay the money and his limited criminal history.
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