Harry Potter author sues former employee for £24k

Harry Potter author sues former employee for £24k

JK Rowling is suing her former employee for almost £24,000, accusing the PA of stealing money to go on shopping sprees – the BBC reports.

Amanda Donaldson worked as a personal assistant of the Harry Potter author between February 2014 and April 2017, before being sacked for gross misconduct. Legal papers allege Donaldson wrongly benefited to a value of £23,696.32 by spending on a business credit card and helping herself to Harry Potter merchandise – including a motorised toy train worth £467.56.

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