Man accused of stealing fundraiser money fronts court

June 21, 2024 9:39 am in by
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The man accused of stealing money from a GoFundMe account, set up to support the family of allegedly murdered Clunes woman Hannah McGuire, has fronted court.

26-year-old Lachlan Morganti appeared in the Ballarat Magistrates Court yesterday, charged with theft offences.

The newsroom understands the Winter Valley man allegedly stole over $60,000 from the fundraising campaign between five days in April.

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Mr. Morganti’s case was adjourned, and he is due to return to court next month.

In April, the body of Ms. McGuire was found in a burnt-out car at Scarsdale.

Her former partner has been charged with her murder.