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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.

Professor Claimed Two Salaries

The Cambridgeshire Live website reports that a university professor has been suspended after dishonestly claiming two salaries from two universities.

A tribunal heard that Professor Akhilesh Reddy, a medical doctor, was paid by both Cambridge University and University College London (UCL).

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Morrisons Worker Stole £1,500

As reported on the Evening Express website, a checkout worker stole £1,500 from her employer and was only found out when bosses ordered an audit.

Jessica McKay – employed by Morrisons – was seen on CCTV footage processing transactions when there no customers present.

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Cinema Boss Stole Over €200K

According to The Irish Sun website, the general manager of a Dublin cinema stole over €200,000 from his employer.

John Connolly told police that he thought he could take the money and put it back, whilst a court heard that at one stage he was one number away from winning €250,000 on the Lotto.

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Hotel Manager Stole Over £107k

According to the News & Star website, a hotel manager stole more than £107,000 from his employer, through theft and falsifying cash sheets.

Stewart McIntosh, committed the thefts and false accounting while working as a manger at The Graham Arms Hotel, and having day-to-day responsibility for the daily takings.

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Company Almost Folded After Fraud

The BBC News website reports that a Londonderry company nearly collapsed after a former office manager spent £590,000 on online gambling, using corporate credit cards.

On one occasion, Tracey Curran gambled – and lost – £399,000 in winnings in just two days, a court was told.

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Bookies Worker Took £1k To Pay ‘Nasty People’

The Teesside Live website reports that a ketamine-using customer service manager at Coral bookmakers took £1,000 from his employer’s safe to pay off a debt to ‘nasty people’.

Terry O’Neill was a “trusted employee” but stole the money when a customer won £112 from a roulette machine and came to the counter to collect the winnings.

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