Refund Scam Used For Ebay Fraud

Saturday, 13th June 2015 at 8:04pm

According to Pendle Today, a Sainsbury’s supervisor stole almost £2,500 with a refund trick, then bought expensive goods to sell on ebay.

Thomas Grice – who claimed he was in debt due to credit cards and loans – scanned items in the store and put their value on gift cards.

He then went shopping with the cards at the supermarket to buy big ticket items which he then sold on the auction site.

Burnley magistrates were told how Grice was sacked from Sainsbury’s in Colne for gross misconduct, but admitted if he hadn’t been, said he would have carried on stealing.

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