Category Archives: Employee Fraud
Waitrose Worker Stole £63k
The Surrey Live website reports that a Waitrose worker with a gambling addiction stole £63,000 worth of goods from the store where he worked – to sell on eBay.
Nick Tauwhare took items including boxes of toiletries, razors, chocolate and coffee, along with flat pack boxes, envelopes, stamps and bubble wrap for postage.read more
Butcher Stole Meat To Pay Debts
The Bristol Live website reports that a butcher used his early, unsupervised shifts to steal meat which he then sold to pay off his gambling debts.
Thomas Whitehouse – jailed for nine months – worked at Ruby and White and had been trusted to go to work early, but started to steal stock to order.read more
M&S Worker Stole £18k
According to the Bristol Live website, an M&S shop worker defrauded his employer of £18,000 after just recording charges for carrier bags.
Over an 18-month period, Jack Midwinter pocketed money from sales after voiding transactions on his till except for the bag fee.read more
Santander Worker’s Passport Fraud
The Birmingham Live website reports that a Santander employee scanned bogus passports and photocopied documents in a bid to help others fleece customers.
Amila Haputantridge was employed in a customer-facing role and his job involved a high degree of trust, dealing with customers’ personal details and bank accounts.read more
Tyre Fitters Stole Unused Stock
The Swindon Advertiser website reports that a trio of tyre fitters stole thousands of pounds-worth of unused stock to sell it on eBay.
Adam Thomas, Ricky Waugh and Matthew Smith devised a scheme to siphon off unused new tyres that were due to be returned to the manufacturer.read more
Accountant Stole £80k From Boss
The Bury Times website reports that an accountant who stole almost £80,000 from her boss squandered the money on family holidays, hotels and Amazon purchases.
Laura Fielding – jailed for two years – earned £43,000 a year yet looted cash from the company accounts of Bolton businesswoman Lynsey Pogson on 43 occasions.read more