Monthly Archives: October 2021
‘Reformed’ Thief Reoffends In Days
According to the Teesside Live website, a thief who is “addicted” to shoplifting embarked on another crime spree just days after telling a judge she was ‘turning her life around’.
Leanne Stapleton told a court in September that she was “actually tired of it all now”, but committed further offences while on police and court bail.read more
GCSE Faker Misspelt Own Name
According to the Portsmouth News website, a Royal Navy sailor faked GCSE certificates, but was caught out because he spelt his own name wrong.
Leading Seaman Ian O’Mahoney claimed he received B and C grades in his English GCSE exams and forged two AQA exam board certificates.read more
Handbag Thief’s £2k Haul
The BBC News website reports that a woman from Dublin stole two Mulberry handbags worth a total of £1,890 from a House Of Fraser store in Belfast in July 2016.
Catherine Gaffney also shoplifted a further three Mulberry handbags worth a total of £3,000 in November of the same yearread more
Manager Stole Whilst Awaiting Sentence
The Leicester Mercury website reports that a manager cheated his new employer out of cash whilst awaiting sentence for defrauding Nuffield Health out of £60,000.
Calvin Holman made fraudulent expense claims from Axa Insurance, despite having a suspended jail sentence for a similar scam with his previous employer.read more
Jail For Santander Manager
The Sun reports that a Santander customer services manager has been jailed after stealing more than £200,000 from customer accounts.
Mohamed Hussain was provided with compromised account details by an accomplice, Sebastio Sala, and went on to transfer £217,133.17 over a 14-month period.read more
Harmful Heavy Metals Found In Fakes
The Manchester Evening News website reports that a trader has been fined for selling fake jewellery which also contained harmful levels of heavy metals.
Ting Li’s shop was visited by Trading Standards officers, who seized a large quantity of products they believed to be counterfeit.read more