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Accountant Stole £295,000…Pays Back Just £1

It seems some accountants in the UK are out of control. “Drunk on power,” is what some pundits are saying and we don’t disagree with them.

Here at Contractor Accountants we are now extra cautious about who we allow into our inner circle of excellence. Most of the top rated accountants you see at the right hand side of the page have been with us for years and have earned our trust, time and time again.

So onwards to the story…about an accountant from Maidstone who thought he could get away with stealing £295,000 from the company he was working for.

Not only that, but he instantly took £150,000 of that money and went on a Wet and Wild spending spree. The kind of rampage usually reserved the rich, famous, and out of control.

This accountant from Maidstone was not rich and he was not famous…but he was out of control. Way out of control!

To the point where all of the stolen cash went on a champagne and cocaine binge. He topped it all of with the company of 10 escort girls.

Some witnesses have reported this happened over the course of a few weeks. It must have been tiring, no doubt.

So this accountant from Maidstone was young, dumb, and full of champagne and cocaine, so as you can imagine, it didn’t take long for him to get caught red handed, with his hand in the honey pot, so to speak.

The rogue accountant had his day in court and was sentenced to 2 and half years in prison where there is no champagne or cocaine. Instead, he should get used to oats and rice in the prison cafeteria

Because he still lived with his parents and had no assets, the judge decided that trying to get the money back would be a waste. Which is why, he only has to pay back…

£1 !!

Yes you read that right. After stealing nearly £300,000 quid, the only cash he has to give back is 100 pence.

While he seems to have got off lightly right now, it is thought the State could tap into some of his future earnings should he ever join the workforce again.

Maybe he might give accounting a second go? If so, the one place you can be sure you WON’T find him is here at Contractor Accountants.

Sure, we do believe in second chances and we hope he learns his lesson and comes back as a model citizen…BUT we are super strict about who we let into our inner circle of trusted contractor accountants, and if you have any kind of criminal record then you have no chance of being called…

One of the best contractor accountants in the UK.

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