Harry Potter author JK Rowling has launched a PS24, 000 legal assertion against a former employee for allegedly employing her money to go on shopping sprees.
Ms Rowling, 53, allegations Amanda Donaldson broke strict working principles by use her funds to buy cosmetics and gifts.
Ms Donaldson ran as a personal assistant for the writer between February 2014 and April 2017, before being sacked for gross misconduct.
The 35 -year-old from Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, has denied the claims.
Legal articles lodged at Airdrie Sheriff Court allege Ms Donaldson mistakenly benefited to a appreciate of PS23, 696.32 by spending on a business credit card and taking Harry Potter merchandise.