EastEnders resident Ian Beale (played by Adam Woodyatt) seemed to have finally run out of places to turn to find money to cough-up to Max Branning (Jake Wood). In a pit of desperation, he ended up transferring money from son Bobby’s (Clay Milner-Russell) charity’s bank account whilst Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean) was asleep on the sofa. However, some of those watching the BBC soap questioned the idea the online bank account would have remained logged on for long enough in order for him to be able to complete the bank transfer in the first place.
Ian’s money problems have spiralled out of control in recent weeks after Max discovered the former had bought the Queen Vic using some of his money.
The pub landlord later remortgaged his mum Kathy’s (Gillian Taylforth) cafe behind her back but she later was told the truth.
And with Ian having run out of places to turn, he made the decision to go ahead with a huge betrayal this evening.
Bobby has been hard at working in recent episodes as he sets up for his big charity event.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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EastEnders fans spot huge plot hole in Ian Beale theft from son Bobby's charity (Image: BBC)
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The aim of the get-together is to award a local business idea with a hefty sum of cash.
However, with Sharon having been entrusted by Bobby to help handle finances and set-up for the event, the money got into the wrong hands tonight.
Ian was seen upstairs in the pub sharing a bottle of wine with Sharon as she quizzed him on how he had managed to settle things with Max.
Of course, viewers saw Ian reveal to Max he had witnessed