Monthly Archives: January 2017
‘Doctor’ Lied About Qualifications
As reported in the Somerset County Gazette, a Walter Mitty character ‘doctored’ his CV to dupe his way into the top job at a charity.
Jon Andrewes admitted making a financial gain by deception for his role as chief executive at St Margaret’s Hospice and lying about his qualifications to get a number of top NHS jobs.read more
Questions Over John Lewis’ Security
As reported in the Ipswich Star, a barrister has questioned security levels at John Lewis after a drug-addicted shoplifter was able to walk out of a store five times in six weeks with high-value items.
Dean Saunders stole televisions, expensive coffee machines and speakers until he was finally arrested.read more
Employee Stole £2m Of Car Parts
According to the Leamington Observer, a ‘staggeringly dishonest’ Jaguar Land Rover employee stole car parts worth up to £2 million.
Simon Wensley used his own automotive business as a cover to sell the stolen parts and has now been ordered to pay more than £260,000 in compensation.read more
£40k Lottery Scammer To Repay Just £900
According to the Braintree & Witham Times, a woman who carried out a lottery scam valued at almost £40,000 has avoided jail and ordered to pay back just £900.
Shell Service Station employee Donna Berwick decided to try to pay off her debts and make some money by stealing lottery scratch cards and collecting any winnings.read more
Surgeon ‘Lied About Experience’ On CV
Mail Online carries a story about a cancer surgeon who lied about how many keyhole surgery operations he had done so he could get an £84,000-a-year job at a hospital.
Sudip Sarker, is accused of lying about his experience whilst applying for the post of consultant general surgeon at Worcester Royal Hospital and Alexandra Hospital, Redditch.read more
Thief Posted Stolen Goods To Himself
As reported in The Sun, a warehouse boss stole nearly £30,000 worth of stock by secretly posting parcels to himself to sell on.
Daniel Butler stole 800 items including electricals, toys and games from Electrolve Ltd and ran his own online business from his home.read more