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 Hid Magnets In Pants
The Yorkshire Evening Post website reports that a shoplifter was arrested after he was found with magnets in his boxer shorts.
A court heard that Terrence Miles used an “improvised item” in his underwear to remove security tags from clothing at a White Company store in Leeds.read more
Teacher Faked Qualifications
The Yorkshire Live website reports that budding science teacher’s career is over after he used fake documents to get himself a job.
Following concerns about Muhammad Hussain’s teaching methods, school leaders contacted his former employers to check his NQT assessments.read more
Mother And Son Stole Cosmetics
The Lancashire Telegraph website reports that a mum and son shoplifting team cleared a whole shelf of cosmetics in a branch of Boots, worth £1,364.
Ramona and Sebastian Gavril even returned to the same store three weeks later to steal sun cream worth £449.read more
Manager Stole To Repay Loan Sharks
The Northern Echo website reports that a woman took advantage of her position to steal more than £22,000 to repay debts to a loan shark.
Kay McManus was in charge of overseeing rent accounts for a housing provider, but had acquired a huge gambling debt with extortionate interest rates.read more
‘Model Worker’ Stole £216k
The Devon Live website reports that a ‘model worker’ employed by a food company secretly stole £216,000 from the business to feed his gambling addiction.
Richard Jacobs’ fraud hit J&R Food Services so badly that some employees lost their jobs and others could not be paid bonuses.read more
Thief Banned From Wearing Hats
The Manchester Evening News website reports that a serial shoplifter has been banned from wearing a hat or any headgear in any supermarket.
The order is in response to thief Sam Taggart’s prolonged two-year stealing spree.read more