Monthly Archives: November 2022

Bus Driver Stole £74k

A story on the Chad website reveals that a bus driver stole £74,000 from his employer and colleagues after racking up spiralling debts.

Andrew Berry was a highly-regarded and trusted member of staff, but a court heard that he abused that trust by stealing tens of thousands of pounds.

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Pharmacy Worker Faked Burglary

The Birmingham Live website reports that an employee at a chemists in Birmingham pretended the premises had been burgled in a bid to hide the fact he had stolen £1,400.

Simon Hodgetts told police that there was a knock at the front door and that he had been confronted by a man with a gun demanding to be let in.

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£1m Returned To Defrauded Employer

According to the Eastern Daily Press website, more than £1million has been returned to a company defrauded by an employee to feed his gambling addiction.

Andrew May was jailed in 2021 for stealing £1,336,916 from his employer, Sealskinz, following an investigation by Norfolk police.

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Thieves Targeting Dairy Products

According to Mail Online, increasingly hard-up Brits are stealing milk as supermarkets put security tags on butter amidst the current cost-of-living crisis.

With shoplifting increasing by 18%, recently Tesco shoppers reported that security tags had been fixed to milk and Aldi put tags on blocks of cheddar.

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Worker Admitted Theft By Email

The Belfast Telegraph website reports that an employee who admitted stealing from her employer via email has been spared jail.

Laura McKeown wrote a resignation email in which she said been unwell and that one of the reasons she was resigning was that she had taken money from the company.

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Man City Worker Stole £100k

According to the Manchester Evening News website, a Business Development executive who worked for Manchester City stole more than £100,000 from the club.

Fiona Barclay worked for City within the football club’s hospitality department, earning up to £30,000 a year but used the stolen money to pay for her wedding.

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