Category Archives: Technology

Thief Caught By Secret Camera

According to the Eastern Daily Press website, a Great Yarmouth hotel owner installed a secret camera to apprehend an employee who had been stealing cash from the business.

David Tumber – a chef at The Star hotel – was filmed stealing from the float and tips jar over a four-day period in July 2019.

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Thameslink Worker Stole £277k

The Mail Online website reports that a Thameslink ticket officer hacked the company’s computer system to swindle £277,000.

Mohammed Rahman is said to have used a sophisticated code that ‘tricked’ the computer into thinking it had produced tickets when, in fact, it had not.

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Students Should Avoid ‘Cert. Selfies’

As reported on the Lynn News website, a leading fraud expert is warning students against sharing pictures of their certificates online.

Fraudsters can find these images and then use the information on them to create fake certificates that can be bought for as little as £7.

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Stevenage FC Recruiter Stole £15k

The BBC News website reports that Stevenage FC’s head of academy recruitment diverted more than £15,000 intended for youngsters’ kit to his own bank account, to fund his gambling addiction.

Ian Morris would bill parents for subs and kit and then give them his bank details rather than those of his employer.

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Accountant Stole £252k From Employer

According to the Northern Echo website, a heartless accountant stole more than £250,000 from his employer who was busy caring for his terminally-ill wife.

Christopher Sopp had a position of trust, as a Citroen dealership’s financial director, but paid himself large sums which he hid within the company’s accounts.

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IT Boss Scammed Employer For £220k

The Yorkshire Evening Post website reports that the head of IT at Sky Betting in Leeds carried out a fraud worth almost a quarter of a million pounds.

For almost a year, Matt Richmond used the company account to order Apple MacBook Pros from suppliers and then sold them online.

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