Former Primark employee from Dagenham jailed after admitting to theft

Former Primark employee jailed for theft

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A former Primark employee from Dagenham has been jailed after issuing £500 worth of refunds to himself.

Felix Ogunleye, 37, of Ballards Road, admitted 10 counts of theft by employee last month.

Store bosses at Primark in Ilford became suspicious after a high number of refund transactions connected to the former assistant manager’s employee number took place after closing hours.

An internal investigation discovered that between December and January, Ogunleye logged onto a customer service till on 10 occasions after obtaining electronic copies of sales receipts.

He logged in as another employee on a further two occasions.

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Ogunleye resigned from his job as assistant manager in January.

He was arrested at his home on March 20 and charged the same day.

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The former assistant manager at Primark in Ilford was sentenced to eight weeks in jail at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.

he must also pay £508.20 in compensation and a victim surcharge of £80.

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