£140,000 bill for crooked Leeds accountant

LAVISH LIFESTYLE: Dale Ballance bought a horse with  the money.
LAVISH LIFESTYLE: Dale Ballance bought a horse with the money.
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A crooked accountant who stole almost £200,000 from the luxury shoe firm where she was in charge of the finances has been ordered to repay more than £140,000 of her ill-gotten gains.

Dale Ballance is currently serving a three and a half year prison sentence for the deception she carried out while working for Leeds-based upmarket shoe and handbag firm Moda in Pelle. Ballance, 45, paid for a ‘lavish and decadent’ wedding to her husband and also bought a racehorse out the proceeds of the fraud. She was returned to Leeds Crown Court to face a confiscation hearing under the Proceeds of Crime Act.

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