Haverhill priest charged with fraud

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A priest is due to appear in court in September having been charged with defrauding a Haverhill church.

Ian Finn was arrested at his home address in Haverhill in March 2014 and today (Wednesday, August 20) has been charged with one count of fraud by abuse of position relating to offences committed between June 2007 and March 2014 .

It is alleged that over £13,000 was dishonestly gained from the St Mary The Virgin Church in the town.

The 55-year-old man from Hopton Rise in Haverhill has been released on police bail prior to his appearance at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates Court on Tuesday, September 16.