Our thanks to Steve for this. He comments:
Mike, she’s only accused at this point, but the XX chromosome insurance policy against stealing/lying seems to have failed in this case.
The end of the piece:
According to the Nordic Labour Journal, Ms Nielsen’s defence argued during her trial that it was easy for her to take funds and that there were no safeguards in place to stop abuse of the system. [J4MB: It is unimaginable that a defence lawyer would ever use this argument in the case of a man accused of something similar. A lack of female moral agency, anyone?]
“It was a standing joke that you could easily add your own account number and then be off to the Bahamas,” the 65-year-old reportedly told the court.
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