Gambling Addict Stole 2k Bottles Of Fragrance

Saturday, 11th November 2017 at 9:31am

As reported in Somerset’s County Gazette, an employee stole 2,000 bottles of Estée Lauder fragrance from his employer, worth £203,000 on the high street.

Paul Deacon started selling the bottles of Tom Ford branded perfume for £2 to £3, but then charged between £20 and £30 for the items on eBay.

Employed as a manager in the purchasing department at Swallowfield, a Wellington-based firm where he had worked for 26 years, he ordered in goods and was spotted taking four boxes of perfume to his car after an arrival of a consignment from the Czech Republic.

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