A former employee at TCU Place made his first court appearance Tuesday morning following accusations of fraud.

According to city documents, Brad Hache, 41, was the director of food and beverage at TCU Place. He's accused of fraud under $5000 and fraud over $5000. In November, detectives were told of a series of suspected thefts last fall totaling more than $140,000.

Hache appeared in provincial court via VideoLink and is expected to be released Tuesday afternoon.

Hache's next court appearance is set for August 30.