Council Employee Stole Over £1m

Sunday, 27th August 2017 at 10:37am

BBC News reports that a former Dundee City Council IT officer who stole more than £1m from the authority has been jailed for five years and four months.

Mark Conway stole the money over almost seven years after running up debts on gambling websites.

He was employed as the council’s top financial IT expert and had “unrestricted access” to their computer systems, in which he exploited a loophole to send money to his own account whilst pretending it was going to genuine suppliers.

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