Category Archives: Online Fraud Detection
Parcelforce Driver Stole 244 Packages
The Wales Online website reports that a Parcelforce driver stole 244 items in three months, selling them on eBay and netting him over £14,000.
Michal Biernacki stole mostly high-value electrical, cosmetic and designer clothing products, worth more than £31,000.read more
Fireman Sold Stolen Kit On Ebay
As reported on The Sun website, a fireman stole £50,000 worth of equipment from the fire service – including colleagues’ PPE – before selling it on eBay.
Michael Todhunter stole defibrillators, respirator masks, firefighter axes and helmets plus breathing apparatus and floodlight kits.read more
Man Sold Stolen Stationery At Market
The Manchester Evening News website reports that a cryptocurrency expert stole over £40,000 of stationery and was caught by his boss selling some at an open-air market.
Iulian-Marian Moraru took a variety of items, including phone cases, backpacks, Samsonite wallets, and Ferrari-branded pens — all of which had a wholesale value of around £43,000.read more
Thief Sold Stolen Tyres On Facebook
The News & Star website reports that a tyre firm worker disabled a security camera while stealing stock worth more than £6,000 over several months.
Jason Mark Bowe confessed to his crime, admitted to selling the tyres on Facebook and even produced an itemised breakdown of what he had stolen.read more
Soldier Stole £26k Of Kit
According to the Mail Online website, a soldier stole £26,000-worth of army equipment to sell on eBay, with some items being ‘attractive to criminal and terrorist organisations’.
Lance Corporal Adam Tonkin raided the stores facility where he worked and stole hi-tech military gear to sell online via his girlfriend’s eBay account.read more
PC Accused Of Kit Theft
As reported on the Yorkshire Post website, a West Yorkshire Police officer is to face a misconduct hearing after it is alleged he stole various items of equipment which he later sold on eBay.
PC David Hitchcocks is accused of stealing a pair of motorbike boots issued to him by the force from a station locker room in July 2019.read more