Diner Manager Stole £2.5k In Tips Scam

Sunday, 4th June 2017 at 7:04pm

The Yorkshire Evening Post reports that a restaurant manager stole £2,500 in a scam which involved charging tips without asking customers’ permission.

Lawrence Farmer was caught after customers at Reds True BBQ in Leeds complained about being charged a gratuity on bills when they had not offered one.

Farmer was the only person to have access to a “wastage provision” on the till which he used to hide the offending. He told a probation officer that he had stolen the money as he was heavily in debt.

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