Monthly Archives: April 2021
Fraudster Must Repay £1m
As reported on the Metro website, a fraudster has been ordered to pay back more than £1 million he stole from bosses at Sir Robert McAlpine.
Neil Stanley Dunningham and David Ager stole £1.3million in a series of complex frauds, paying off their mortgages and buying luxury cars.read more
Soldier Stole £26k Of Kit
According to the Mail Online website, a soldier stole £26,000-worth of army equipment to sell on eBay, with some items being ‘attractive to criminal and terrorist organisations’.
Lance Corporal Adam Tonkin raided the stores facility where he worked and stole hi-tech military gear to sell online via his girlfriend’s eBay account.read more
Worker Admits Gift Card Fraud
As reported by the Eastern Daily Press website, a worker attempted to steal fishing equipment worth more than £3,000 after fraudulently accessing gift cards.
Robert Wood worked at Angling Direct and used the company’s computer system to access gift cards, which he then used to buy fishing tackle.read more
Fraudster Scammed New Employer
The South Wales Argus website reports that a convicted fraudster jailed for a major scam swindled her new employers out of thousands of pounds.
Michelle Rickett was given ‘a second chance’ by the firm despite being told she was imprisoned for a £100,000 con a decade ago.read more
Police Seize Fake Goods Worth £15m
The BBC News website reports that counterfeit clothes, watches, bags and medication were found during raids in the Strangeways area of Manchester.
Four premises were targeted over three days based on intelligence from a previous counterfeit goods investigation, with six people being arrested.
Mother Took Child To Steal
As reported on the the Express website, a mother has been spared a jail term, despite taking her young child out shoplifting for toys days before Christmas.
Lyndsey Halliwell bundled toys worth £123 into carrier bags in a busy WH Smith branch, before trying to run away with them.read more