Monthly Archives: May 2019

Thief Stole To Get Drug Treatment

According to the Grimsby Live website, a shoplifter with more than 150 convictions deliberately got caught again in a bid to jump a seven-month queue for drug treatment.

Jill Moore had finished a jail term and, after her release, tried to get help from an agency for her drug addiction.

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TK Maxx Worker Stole £17k

The Express & Star website reports that a TK Maxx employee turned to crime to repay £20,000 of debts run up on credit cards and loans to fund his gambling addiction.

Bosses monitored the movements of Rafal Matysiak on internal CCTV for six days after a tip-off and watched him take goods, after vaulting over an empty pallet into the racking area where spare stock was kept.

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Lorry Driver Stole £45k From Employer

The Rugby Advertiser reports that a lorry driver stole goods worth around £45,000 by making unauthorised stops and taking packages from the back of his vehicle.

Piotr Durat admitted stealing the items in October and November 2017, whilst working for a business based near Rugby.

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‘Ugly Models’ Agency Worker Stole £21k

The Evening Standard website reports that an accountant for an alternative modelling agency fleeced the firm out of more than £21,000 by forging her boss’s signature.

In a bid to clear her debts, Charlotte Harris stole money meant to be paid to models by writing cheques to herself and siphoned off funds into her mother’s bank account.

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Thief Who Stole £20k To Repay £10

The Telegraph and Argus website reports that a bakery worker stole £20,000 from her employer but only has to repay £10 of her ill-gotten gains.

Joan Whitrick, who stole the money from Just Desserts in Shipley, had been told by a judge in January that the cash would have to be paid back, “even if it takes you the rest of your days to do it”.

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Banned From Teaching After CV Lies

The Argus website reports that a teacher has been sacked and banned from teaching after lying about his degree on his CV.

Craig Bozic, a maths teacher for nearly a year at King’s School in Hove, said he had a 2.1 degree to get a job.

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