Gambling Addict Stole £31k

Saturday, 22nd October 2016 at 6:27pm

The Mirror reports that a gift shop manager stole more than £30,000 from penny press machines to fund his gambling addiction.

Jason Metcalfe spent six years siphoning off takings from the penny presses at The Deep aquarium tourist attraction in Hull and also plundered another £58,000 from tills at the store, cashing up fake refunds and pocketing the money.

A court heard that Metcalfe used the cash to cover his gambling debts and spent “all his waking moments thinking about gambling”.

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