J.K. Rowling accuses a former assistant of stealing $ 31,000 for perfumes, cats, Starbucks

Author J.K. Rowling sues her former personal assistant and claims to have used her business credit card for unauthorized personal purchases.

The Harry Potter filmmaker searches Amanda Donaldson for $ 24,000 (US $ 31,000), according to a BBC report. Donaldson worked for Rowling for about three years before being released in April 2017. Donaldson denies the charges.

Donaldson's alleged spending included $ 1,200 for two cats, $ 1,900 for Jo Malone perfume, $ 5,000 for Molton Brown skin care products, and more than $ 2,000 for Starbucks. Rowling also claims that Donaldson has stolen more than $ 3,000 in the Harry Potter and more than $ 10,000 in cash from the vault.

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"I can confirm that JK Rowling has filed a lawsuit against her former personal assistance to Amanda Donaldson after appealing her for a gross misconduct, which meant a serious breach of trust," Rowling said in her statement. "As the case is not yet closed, we will not be able to comment yet and there will be no comment from J.K. Rowling."

Rowling released his first book "Harry Potter" 20 years ago and sold more than 450 million copies around the world. According to Forbes, it costs about $ 650 million.

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