Office manager defrauded St Leonards firm

A St Leonards office manager pocketed £1,200 from the firm he was working for by altering an invoice.

Thursday, 24th January 2019, 12:57 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 6:51 pm

Chris Allen, 35, now of Mayfield Avenue, Stoke on Trent, pleaded guilty to fraud when he appeared at Hastings Magistrates court on December 12.

The offence took place between December 1 and December 31 2016 when he was working as an office manager in St Leonards.

He altered bank account payment details on an invoice sent to a customer so the money went into his own account.

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The court made a community order with a requirement of 200 hours of unpaid work and ordered him to pay £1,200 compensation.