Accountant Gets 3 Years For Swindling His Firm Out Of £3M

Law360, London (August 5, 2019, 8:36 PM BST) -- An accountant was sent to prison on Monday for more than three years for stealing close to £3 million from his company in a scheme that involved diverting huge sums of money from the firm into his own bank account over a period of three years.

Judge Martin Griffith sentenced Ben Wiley to three years and eight months in prison after the former DG Robson employee pled guilty in the London court in June to one count of fraud and another of transferring criminal property.

Wiley, 28, admitted to abusing his position as DG Robson's accounting officer by transferring £2.94 million ($3.47...

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