Former accountant admits blackmail charge

Former accountant Graham McCready. File photo / Herald on Sunday
Former accountant Graham McCready. File photo / Herald on Sunday

Former Wellington accountant Graham McCready has admitted to one charge of blackmail.

McCready pleaded guilty in the High Court at Wellington yesterday (Mon), avoiding the need for a trial later in the year.

He had attempted to blackmail a director of a Wellington business.

The complainant's name and details about the business have been suppressed.

McCready will be sentenced on Friday.

- APNZ

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