Care home manager faces fraud charge

A care home manager has been sent to Lincoln Crown Court on a £4,500 fraud charge.

John Valmoria (37), of Pennygate, Spalding, is accused of writing out a service user’s cheque and making it payable to himself between November and December 2012 – and cashing it into his own bank account – while he was the manager of The Bungalow Care Home in Park Road, Spalding.

Valmoria pleaded not guilty to fraud when he appeared at Spalding Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

He is due to appear at the crown court on September 26. Magistrates extended is unconditional bail.