Doctor appears at Ballymena Court and admits fraud

Ballymena Court

A doctor has appeared at Ballymena Magistrates Court and pleaded guilty to a charge of fraud by false representation.

The charge faced by John McClelland (46), with an address listed as Featherstone Grove, Gosforth, Newcastle, read that on August 17, 2018 he dishonestly made a false representation to an employee of Lloyd’s Pharmacy ‘namely that you were another person entitled to write prescriptions’.

The case was adjourned to September for the preparation of a pre-sentence report.

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