Carer Forged Papers To Stay Working

Friday, 12th June 2015 at 7:54pm

The Darlington & Stockton Times reports that a carer who was struck off amid allegations of theft forged documents to allow her to continue to work – and stole from a family she was looking after.

Veronica Newton falsified a police record to get another job and kept up the charade until other clients reported things missing from their homes.

Martin Bethel, QC, imposed an eight-month prison sentence, suspended for two years, with supervision and unpaid work, and told her “You must never ever work in this sort of employment in the future because you have demonstrated you are a thoroughly dishonest and untrustworthy person.”

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