Spiteful sacked employee committed £360,000 fraud – and was fined just £260

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A SALESMAN who took revenge on his former bosses by ordering almost £300,000-worth of cars on their account, was ordered to pay just £260 as punishment.

Paul Donkin, who was fired from Durham Hire and Sales in Langley Moor, logged into an online auction with his work account and bought 24 cars in a drunken rage.

Newcastle Crown Court was told that if the firm had been forced to pay, it could have bankrupted the company.


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