A selection of news stories from across the UK, relating to civil recovery, retail theft, employment screening, online fraud and other subjects relevant to the services and crime deterrent solutions that CRS can offer your business.
Thief Stole From Struggling Employer
According to the Leicestershire Live website an accounts manager stole thousands of pounds from a tool business she knew was struggling, to fund an ‘extravagant lifestyle’.
Mary Seal lied about gambling winnings, whilst her bosses were putting in their own money to keep the business afloat.read more
Thief Sold £40k Of Car Parts On Ebay
The Hull Live website reports that a warehouse manager stole over £40,000 worth of stock from his employer to sell on eBay, to pay for his home renovations.
Paul Bloice worked for Euro Car Parts, and routine checks found that a high volume of goods had been ordered, but not received at the Hull depot.read more
Thief’s Threat To Publish Sensitive Data
A phone shop manager who stole almost £8,500 from his employer then threatened to release customers’ confidential details if they didn’t hand over his back-pay.
Kyle Headford pocketed the cash he was supposed to be banking for the company whilst he was working as a store manager in Hartlepool.read more
Pals Teamed Up For Crime Spree
According to the Chronicle Live website, two friends teamed up for nearly four months for a shoplifting and petrol-stealing spree across garages and stores.
Jackie Dunning and Melissa Bailey targeted six service stations, trolley-dashed two stores and tried to steal coats worth over £700 from Fenwick.read more
Six-Week Jail Term For Serial Shoplifter
According to the Somerset County Gazette website, a shoplifter who was caught stealing from stores on eight occasions this year has been jailed for six weeks.
James Phillip Guy-Gibbens targeted Marks & Spencer in Taunton, stealing joints of meat on one occasion and bottles of alcohol the following day.read more
Postman Stole Electricals From Mail
The St Helens Star website reports that a postman stole people’s post containing more than £7,000 of electrical items to fund a gambling addiction.
Mark Anthony Foster stole 17 postal packets over a nine-month period, mostly mobile phones, before selling the stolen goods on eBay.read more