A man facing more than 100 fraud charges has pleaded not guilty to all charges after allegedly using funds to pay for Foxtel, Optus, taxi rides and fast food.
Darron John Baker, 31, of Whitemark, appeared in the Launceston Magistrates Court on Thursday facing 142 counts of fraud.
The amount of money in question is about $46,000.
Numerous transactions ranging from $7 to $600 were made and totalled about half of the funds prosecutors allege were fraudulent.
Most of the transactions were more than $200 each time, with some occurring on the same day.
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It is alleged Mr Baker used funds from the Launceston and Tamar Valley Tourism Association to buy groceries, pay for taxis, bills from Optus and Foxtel, as well as fast food purchases from McDonalds and Hungry Jacks.
He also allegedly spent about $1500 on iTunes' online Apple Store during a two-year period.
He has also been charged with depositing cheques from the Mustang Owners Club of Tasmania into LTVTA accounts.
In some of those instances, Mr Baker was charged with knowing there was not enough funds for the cheques to clear, which added by to about $19,000.
He also allegedly wrote cheques to himself and deposited them into his personal bank account.
However, most of the charges relate to Mr Baker allegedly withdrawing funds from LTVTA's account from ATMs for his own benefit.
It is alleged Mr Baker committed the fraud between 2016 and 2019, with most charges occurring in 2017.
Most of the charges occurred in Launceston and Mowbray, with some also occurring at Newstead, Kings Meadows, George Town and Rosny Park.
He appeared before Magistrate Sharon Cure, with a lawyer.
Mr Baker was committed to the Supreme Court for a directions hearing. The hearing will start on Monday, February 3.
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