Accounts Assistant Stole Over £300k

Thursday, 13th December 2018 at 8:19pm

The Shropshire Star reports that an accounts assistant employed by a dairy breed charity – Holstein UK – has been jailed for stealing over £300,000 in 19 fraudulent transactions.

A court heard that Richard Dicken blamed a gambling addiction and mental health problems for his actions.

From late October 2016, Dicken began to delete the correct information from invoices clients using a template, then added the bank details of one of his own accounts – but not the account that his salary was paid into.

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