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Funeral parlour manager admits ripping off customers

Funeral parlour manager admits ripping off customers

An Austrian funeral parlour manager has been arrested after he was caught digging deep into company funds to finance a gambling addiction.

The 50-year-old man kept the money paid by customers for burials and other funeral services and even went round to clients who had rented short-term burial plots and offered special discounts for a 10 year extension.

This cash he also pocketed – and he was caught out when he started selling grave ornaments and pocketing the cash as well which was noticed when managers did a stock check.

He admitted burying the deficit in the books by fiddling the numbers and has now been charged with fraud and fired.

He made a full confession when arrested.

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