Council worker admits theft

Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court
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A Blackpool Council worker stole £18,000 from the authority.

Elizabeth Kift, 43, of Church Road, Warton, pleaded guilty to theft.

Kift, a landlord liaison officer, was said to have manipulated bonds for rent to steal the money between January 2006 and December 2011.

She was bailed by Blackpool magistrates and will be sentenced at Preston Crown Court on May 13.