Employee Gambled Away £330k Of Company Cash

Wednesday, 8th February 2017 at 1:58pm

Wales Online reports that a ‘trusted and respected’ employee stole more than £330,000 from a Pontypridd construction firm to feed her online gambling habit.

Beverley Pearce – jailed for 32 months – worked at Brecongate Building Solutions for 16 years as an account manager and paid herself up to five times a month from the company accounts, blowing the money on online gambling.

Her former bosses described their ‘utter disbelief’ that Pearce had taken a total of £339,817.82 from the company, from 2011, until her theft was discovered in 2016.

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