Category Archives: Online Fraud Detection
Cider Worker Stole Stock
The County Gazette reports that a trusted worker at a Thatchers Cider factory was caught stealing stock and getting orders sent directly to his home.
Colin King had worked at Thatchers for five years and was responsible for handling email orders and customer deliveries.read more
Ex-Cop Stole £15,000
The North Wales Live website reports that an ex-police officer has been jailed for defrauding a shooting estate of £15,000.
Desmond Downs was employed to expand the sale of all terrain vehicles (ATVs), and was given passwords to eBay and PayPal accounts, a court was told.read more
Worker ‘Stole’ 41m Loyalty Points
The Telegraph & Argus website reports that a Morrison’s employee loaded 41 million points onto two bogus loyalty card in a £42,000 fraud.
Nathan King worked in the customer services department at the supermarket giant’s Bradford HQ and used the scam to buy expensive electrical items that he sold online to pay off debts and treat his family.read more
Gran Stole £180k Over Ten Years
The Wales Online website reports that a grandmother who worked for a building society for two decades stole more than £180,000 from her employer.
Claire Free fraudulently used nearly 150 cheques and transactions, and was caught after a customer complained that over £9,000 had been taken from his dead father’s account.read more
Workforce Shrinks After Fraud
The Lancashire Post website reports that the workforce of a family-run TV firm has been left a third smaller after a couple defrauded the company of tens of thousands of pounds.
Karen Corless and Colin Vernon received a suspended jail term and 150 hours of unpaid work respectively, after stealing cash and TVs.
Manager’s ‘Industrial Scale’ Scam
The Liverpool Echo website reports that an office manager at a tech company in Warrington stole £228,000-worth of postage stamps and printer cartridges, in what was described as an ‘industrial scale’ scam.
Karen Belton used her employer’s business accounts to over-order huge quantities of both items, before selling them on eBay.read more