Suspected of having defrauded more than 260,000 euros from the company Flexi France, a former employee was tried by the Rouen (Seine-Maritime) criminal court on Monday, report
76 News. Three men also appeared, suspected of having acted as an intermediary or profited from part of the sums embezzled.
“I wanted to recover financially”
“The employee ordered products from the supplier in a fictitious way, who then edited delivery notes which were also fictitious, and invoiced everything to the company Flexi France. The booty was then shared between the main defendants, ”says the company. She filed a complaint in July 2016 after noticing “significant overruns” on an account reserved for maintenance.
During an internal investigation, the company noticed irregularities in the purchase of hydraulic wrenches, purchased 5,000 euros per unit. “54 keys were invoiced between 2014 and 2016, and were never delivered,” she says. The mis en cause admitted the facts during the hearing. She claimed to have acted to help a friend in difficulty. “I was a spendthrift, I wanted to recover financially,” she added. The court will deliver its verdict on November 29.