Category Archives: Online Fraud Detection
Mail Order Worker Stole 1,000 Teddies
The Metro website reports that a gambling addict stole more than 1,000 luxury teddy bears – worth £100,000 – to feed her online addiction.
Lisa Noriega stole valuable Charlie Bears from Cheshire Bear Company whilst she was running their mail order operation during the COVID pandemic.read more
Worker Stole Stock Worth £54k
The Bournemouth Echo website reports that an employee stole stock worth over £54k before selling it on eBay during the height of the COVID pandemic.
Steven Keith Fugatt started stealing in March 2020 and his thieving continued for more than a year, which caused significant harm to his employer’s business model.read more
Worker Sold Stolen Tools On Ebay
The Chronicle Live website reports that an employee was caught selling at least £16,000-worth of stolen works tools on eBay.
Leslie Pattinson stole expensive equipment over a two-week period and uploaded details to the online auction site, before a colleague spotted them for sale.read more
‘Influencer’ Sold Fake Goods Online
The City Of London Police website reports that a social media influencer promoted and sold counterfeit designer clothing and mobile phones to his 20,000 followers.
Jack Allen – given a 16-week suspended prison sentence – made over £14,300 after promoting the items on various Instagram accounts and YouTube.read more
Jail Time For ‘King Of Bling’
A fake designer goods trader has been jailed for 15 months after his bedroom wardrobe was found stuffed with counterfeit luxury watches, sunglasses, clothing and aftershave.
The illegal haul, belonging to Conroy Lindsay – dubbed Scotland’s ‘King of Bling’ – would have been worth more than £650,000 if the goods had been genuine.read more
Fake Car Badges Netted £500k
The Lancashire Telegraph website reports that a man who raked in thousands of pounds selling counterfeit car badges has been ordered to repay more than £500,000.
Following a complaint from Jaguar Land Rover, Matthew Paul Shlusar was found to have made illegal earnings from online sales of £554,913.read more