Argos manager used 'ghost transactions' to defraud company
A store manager used a series of "ghost transactions" to defraud the company out of thousands of pounds, Lincoln Crown Court was told.
Sean Doyle, the stock manager at the Argos store in Grantham, paid refunds to himself for items he falsely claimed to have bought and returned.
Andrew Scott, prosecuting, said that Doyle gave himself 17 fraudulent refunds involving almost £10,000 before the scam came to light.
Mr Scott said the fraud was revealed after Doyle asked a colleague to authorise a £1,000 refund to himself for a mobile phone and other items.
"The woman expressed... read more