Monthly Archives: August 2016
Courier Stole £6k-Worth Of Parcels
The Swindon Advertiser reports that a courier could face jail after he stole almost £6,000-worth of parcels from his employer, Hermes.
Dawid Orzazewski pleaded guilty to taking 60 parcels that had been scanned as arriving at a sub-depot but which were subsequently reported as missing.read more
‘Millionaire Shoplifter’ Now On Benefits
According to the Mail Online, a former shoplifter who claims she made almost £2million during her 44-year ‘career’ as a thief, says she has given up looking for a job that would pay enough to match the lifestyle to which she has become accustomed, and now claims £1,300 a month in benefits.read more
Shoplifter Concealed Haul In Swimsuit
The Mail Online carries a story of a burly shoplifter who was caught stuffing goods into a woman’s swimsuit he wore under his clothes.
Valentine Craciun was found with two tops and a shirt stuffed under the costume, a magnetic tag remover and three tags at Bluewater shopping centre in Kent.read more
Thomas Cook Employee Jailed For £60k Fraud
According to the Travel Weekly website, a Thomas Cook employee has been jailed for nearly five years for defrauding the travel firm – and a previous employer – out of more than £60,000.
Angelika Schell treated herself to lunches, flights abroad, and taxis rides to work with her company credit card, stealing £37,000 over two years.read more
Traders Need More Police Support
According to the South Wales Argus, businesses in Newport who are affected by crime, have come forward saying they believe police should do more to help them.
Farzand Ali, who runs a Londis, said he has problems with anti-social behaviour and suffers from “systematic” shoplifting.read more
Duty Free Thief Avoids Jail
According to The Argus, a Gatwick airport worker stole thousands of pounds-worth of jewellery from her employers but has been spared jail.
An internal investigation found Lavanyah Anandarooban was responsible for stealing items to the value of approximately £12,000 from World Duty Free.read more