Court date for ex-Hibs chief

Edinburgh Sheriff Court
Edinburgh Sheriff Court
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A FORMER chairman of Hibs is to stand trial at Edinburgh Sheriff Court next year.

David Duff, 61, denies four charges of fraud and one of embezzlement between November 2007 and March 2010, while he was advisor to the Edinburgh University Settlement charity.

It is alleged that Mr Duff obtained £81,675 from three of the fraud charges and £163,500 from the fourth charge in which there is a co-accused, Edward Burns, 55, who denies the charge.

Mr Duff is also alleged to have embezzled £9450.