6 pvt. sector employees accused of stealing SR3m


By Fatima Al-Dubais

Okaz/Saudi Gazette

DAMMAM — The Bureau of Public Prosecution has accused six private sector employees of stealing SR3.839 million from the company they work for.

The first employee is accused of money laundering and transferring SR36,250 to accounts outside the Kingdom. The second employee is accused of stealing SR90,000 from the company with the help of the company’s accountants by forging bills and charging the company for false payments. The second employee admitted that he spent most of the money on buying a car.

The third employee is accused of stealing SR30,000 from the company. He has admitted to stealing the money and keeping it in his own home. The fourth employee is accused of hacking the company’s account after he left the company and helping the second employee to steal SR90,000 from the company. The fourth employee confessed to his crime corroborating the accusations and stating that the second employee gave him the full amount for his help.

The fifth employee is accused of stealing SR30,000 from the company and the sixth employee is accused of stealing SR183,000 from the company. The sixth employee admitted to his crime stating that he forwarded SR100,000 of the stolen amount to his father’s account because he did not have a bank account.

The bureau proposed to sentence the employees to 10 years in prison and fine them with SR5 million for their crimes. All of the money stolen will be retrieved from the employees and they will not keep any amount of it.