Disgraced WAG Arabella Del Busso sentencing delayed after eftpos rip-off


A former NRL WAG turned actuality TV star and aggressive boxer will wait to be taught her destiny after admitting to stealing tens of hundreds of {dollars} from her former employer.

Arabella Del Busso didn’t seem earlier than Sutherland Native Court docket on Tuesday after pleading responsible to stealing $35,785 from Rheumatology Specialist Care at Kogarah.

The previous girlfriend of NRL star Josh Reynolds was working as a receptionist on the time of the thefts and likewise stole $16,565 from the corporate’s Randwick enterprise.

The 33-year-old was on account of be sentenced on Tuesday however was unable to seem on account of “nervousness from a current occasion”, her lawyer stated.

“My consumer signifies to me she does need to resolve it, she does need to finalise it,” lawyer Andrew Stewart stated, including Del Busso had been struggling panic assaults.

The court docket was advised Del Busso offered a medical certificates from her residence in Melbourne dated February 6, solely a month after an earlier medical absence.

Justice of the Peace Hugh Donnelly stated Del Busso had appeared in particular person for under considered one of her 14 court docket appearances and the delay was of “some concern” to the court docket.

“I admire on the final event there was a medical certificates which stated she had some gastro points,” he stated.

“Now, I’ve one other that claims she has extreme nervousness on account of current occasions which had been traumatic.”

He later added: “I feel this case wants some shut consideration. There have been some Covid delays.

“It first got here into the court docket on June 26, 2021 … there have been some points with Victoria being in lockdown.

“Now, a lot of the delay has been attributed to Ms Del Busso’s non-attendance.”

Mr Donnelly stated the certificates didn’t clear what the problems had been and whether or not they is perhaps resolved earlier than a future sentencing date.

He additionally famous that whereas the medical certificates made it clear Del Busso was unable to fly, it was unsure if she may both drive or take the bus.

Whereas the NSW Workplace of the Director of Public Prosecution didn’t oppose an adjournment, it did observe the matter had been earlier than the court docket since mid-2021.

“She has pled responsible for a time period and has not made her method to the court docket … There isn’t any timeframe for when she may get on a aircraft, practice, bus,” it stated.

The matter was relisted earlier than the court docket on February 12 when it’s anticipated Del Busso will both be sentenced or a sentencing date might be fastened.

Paperwork tendered to court docket reveal Del Busso advised purchasers throughout her seven-month stint with the east Sydney medical centre that the eftpos machine was not working.

As a substitute, the lingerie mannequin requested purchasers to pay in money regardless of the eftpos getting used for different prospects. In whole, she deposited $18,215 into her private accounts.

Del Busso rose to prominence throughout her rocky relationship with Reynolds that fell aside when it was revealed she had faked a being pregnant.

The 33-year-old admitted to the faux being pregnant when she appeared on the truth present SAS Australia solely months after she was fired from Rheumatology Specialist Care.

She has since gone on to pursue careers as a lingerie mannequin and movie star boxer, concussion from which delayed her final court docket look in October.

Del Busso was beforehand convicted in her absence of the theft expenses however efficiently utilized to have it overturned. She then pleaded responsible previous to a listening to final 12 months.