Taxi Firm Worker Stole £86,000Sunday, 26th February 2017 at 7:17pm
As reported in the Braintree & Witham Times, a man has been sentenced to a year in jail after stealing more than £86,000 from a former employer.
Daren Howarth admitted theft whilst working as a booking agent in the office of Excellent Connections Limited, a taxi company in Braintree.
In 2014, he made up a fake taxi driver to allocate jobs, got other drivers to do the jobs, and then pocketed the cash by using a phantom account, continuing to use this system for almost two years, fraudulently amassing £86,683 in total.
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