AN ex-Manchester City executive was warned yesterday she could face jail after cheating the club out of £104,374.
The judge adjourned the case until next month for a psychiatric report but warned “it doesn’t mean there won’t be a custodial sentence”.
City said no clients suffered a loss in the fraud.
Recorder Lowe told Barclay, who cried in the dock, that an adjournment didn’t necessarily mean she’d be spared a custodial sentence.
He said: “All sentencing options are open.
“By putting this case back it doesn’t mean there won’t be a custodial sentence.”
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Barclay will be sentenced at Manchester Crown Court on September 21.
A City spokesperson said: “Fiona Barclay was suspended immediately and subsequently dismissed when evidence of her fraud was uncovered.