Monthly Archives: March 2023

Worker Stole Scaffolding

The Hull Live website reports that a worker secretly sold scaffolding poles belonging to his employer because he needed to raise some much-needed cash.

Mark Dales was originally said to have helped himself to scaffolding worth £215,000 but he insisted that the actual value of the haul was just £7,000.

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Training Manager Stole Over £40k

The Glasgow Evening Times website reports that a trusted manager has admitted stealing tens of thousands of pounds from his training company employers.

John Speirs was originally charged with stealing more than £50,000 over a period of more than two years.

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Worker Stole £46k For Online Love Scam

The Oxford Mail website reports that a married man who was scammed in an online honeytrap used his employer’s cash to spend tens of thousands’ of pounds for his internet love-interest.

Alan Falkner stole £46,000 from engine manufacturer Lombardini, spending most of it on Amazon vouchers which he then passed on to a ‘woman’ he had met online.

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Loomis Driver Faked £920k Cash Heist

As reported on the Eastern Daily Press website, a cash-in-transit driver handcuffed himself to his security van’s steering wheel during a faked armed heist of almost £1 million.

Andrew Measor was the ‘inside man’ in the armed robbery in Ilford and waited for two hours before using his nose to dial for help.

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COLC Sees Rise In Shoplifting Addiction

According to The Sun website, the Cost of Living Crisis [COLC] has seen hard-up Brits getting hooked on the ‘high’ of shoplifting and are unable to stop themselves.

Staff at the UK Addiction Treatment Group have seen an “astronomical” rise in people seeking help with shoplifting addiction.

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Career Shoplifter Made £500k Across UK

The Leicester Mercury website reports that a serial shoplifter stole more than £500,000 in a crime spree that took her to towns and cities across the country.

Narinder Kaur operated on an ‘industrial scale’, with her scam seeing her trick retail staff into handing over refunds for items she had never even bought.

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