Monthly Archives: March 2016

Employee Refunded Own Account

The Bury Free Press reports that a Halfords employee stole more than £2,300 from his employer by copying customer receipts and paying refunds into his own bank account.

Liam Crook of Bury St Edmunds, pleaded guilty to fraud by abuse of position at Bury Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

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Inaccuracies On CVs Are Rising

According to the HR Director website, a growing number of job seekers are including false or inaccurate information on their CVs: a recent analysis of 5,500 CVs found that 70 per cent contained inaccuracies, with 25- to 32-year-olds emerging as the worst offenders.

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Thief Caught Twice In Four Days

The Mansfield and Ashfield Chad reports that a thief was caught shoplifting from the same branch of Asda twice within four days.

A court heard that on March 15, Costin Valentin Ispir loaded his trolley with goods, worth £318, and walked out without paying. He and a partner did the same thing on March 19.

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Jailed PA Must Repay Stolen Cash

As reported in Metro, a jailed personal assistant who stole thousands from her employer to fund her £1,000-a-day gambling habit has been ordered to repay the money.

Elizabeth Fawcett was jailed for helping herself to more than £40,000 using her company American Express card – issued to her by Cassidian UK, part of Airbus – her employer at the time.

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Shoplifters Steal £826k Per Week

The Sun reports staggering statistics that reveal shoplifting cost Britain’s storekeepers £43million last year – or £826,000 a week.

Some £19million of the total was stolen by staff, with 7,455 theft cases.

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Community Support Officer Faked Job CV

The Birmingham Mail reports that a police community support officer was sacked after admitting to faking her job application CV.

Samantha Skinner changed her NVQ qualification to a higher grade – from level 1 to level 3 – whilst applying to join the regular police force.

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