Friday, 10 March 2017

Waitrose Overtime Scam: Employee Sentenced

Isleworth Crown Court
A Waitrose supermarket employee charged with fraudulently awarding £33,000 in overtime payments has received a suspended sentence.

Sanjay Bhatti, 27, of Greenford Road, Greenford was sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court.

He pleaded guilty when he initially appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates Court to one count of fraud by false representation between March 1 and September 30, 2015.

Namely fraudulently authorising overtime payments at Waitrose with the intention of making a gain of £33,409.39.

Bhatti was committed to the crown court for sentencing due to the seriousness of the offence.

He received ten months imprisonment, suspended for eighteen months and was ordered to complete 200 hours community service work. 

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