Virgin Bank Employee Stole £1.3m

Thursday, 23rd December 2021 at 9:17am

The Chronicle Live website reports that a bank worker helped herself to £1.3 million in a shocking abuse of trust whilst working for her employer, Virgin PLC.

Laura Matthews transferred huge sums to herself and altered records to cover her tracks, only being caught when a stand-in noticed a discrepancy.

Matthews immediately admitted stealing but only £34,000 – a fraction of the total fraud, which totalled £1,309,719 over a six-year period.

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