Bank Worker Jailed For £53k Fraud

Thursday, 24th November 2016 at 5:39pm

BBC News reports that a former bank employee has been jailed for two years after admitting dishonestly transferring £53,000 from the accounts of 14 elderly customers.

Natasha Bassi, from Southampton, moved the funds over eight months in 2014 while working as an advisor at a branch of Santander in Reading.

Shetranferred the money to a man called “Leroy” with whom she was “smitten”.

The largest transaction was of £10,000 but the fraud was only discovered when two of the customers noticed the suspicious transactions on their accounts.

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