A woman has been fined in Oxfordshire for fraud after taking charity money. 

Leventica Paun, 28, of Tintern Close, Slough, convinced her victim in Abingdon to give her money that would go to charity on March 6 2020. 

The charity was later found not to exist, Paun instead keeping the money for herself. 

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Paun pleaded not guilty to fraud by false representation on August 8, 2021, but she was found guilty on April 29 this year at Oxford Magistrates Court.

She was fined £120 and ordered to pay compensation of £5. 

Paun must also pay £34 to fund victim services and £100 in court costs, bringing the total to pay to £259. 

She must pay the balance within 6 months starting from May 31. 

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