Ex-treasurer of Louth Old Boys faces £30,000 fraud allegations

The former treasurer of a Louth football club has been sent for trial at the crown court to answer allegations of having fraudulently paid around £30,000 of the club’s funds into his own bank account over a period of 11 years.

Court news

Ian Martin Warsap, 63, of Newmarket, Louth, is charged with committing fraud by abuse of his position as treasurer of the Louth Old Boys Football Club between January 1 2006 and July 1 2017, by dishonestly making cheques out to himself and cashing them in his personal bank account.

It is understood the amount involved is in the region of £30,000.

Warsap, who denies the allegation, was sent for trial at Lincoln Crown Court by magistrates at Boston, with a preliminary hearing on May 4.

He was granted unconditional bail.