Category Archives: Civil Recovery
Kitchens Fraudster Ran Scam From Jail
The Kent Online website reports that a crooked businessman controlled a £280,000 nationwide fraud from his prison cell.
A court has heard that Blake Paterson ran a scam to defraud Howdens Joinery – Britain’s largest kitchen supplier – using phones smuggled inside prison.read more
Company Boss Stole £30k
As reported in the Manchester Evening News, a company boss who had a salary of £75k raided his firm’s accounts to live the high life.
Christopher Beddall used £30k of company money to whisk his unsuspecting wife off to New York, treat her to expensive watches and get her a British bulldog.read more
Bureau De Change Worker Stole £70k
According to the Crown Prosecution Service [CPS] website, a employee stole more than £70,000 from a Travelex currency exchange bureau.
Dubravko Kuftinec abused his position as a sales consultant and carried out numerous ‘ghost’ transactions against protocol when customers were not present.read more
Wilko Bans Serial Shoplifter
The Kent Live website reports that a prolific shoplifter who repeatedly stole beauty products from a Wilko store has been barred from every branch in the UK.
James Bronco Doherty took 20 boxes of men’s Lynx products in one visit, and four days later he walked away with 13 boxes of Nivea cream from the Wilko store in Accrington.read more
Vet Worker Sold Stolen Drugs Online
The Yorkshire Evening Post reports that Abbi Mae Jowers stole animal medications from Vets 4 Pets worth over £17,000 and sold them on eBay.
Jowers, employed as a receptionist, was responsible for making orders for medications and supplies but was purchasing large quantities of extra stock.read more
HMRC Fraudster To Repay £300k
The Planet Radio website reports that a jailed airport car park boss must repay almost £300,000 in stolen tax or face another three years behind bars.
Brian Pearson stole more than £466,000 from his employees’ Income Tax and National Insurance Contributions (NIC).read more