Friday 2.40pm: An Oundle woman has been jailed after taking nearly £70,000 from her employers.
Laura Bullivant, (32), of Siddons Close, Oundle, was jailed for eighteen months at Northampton Crown Court yesterday (Thursday).
Between August 2010 and July 2013, Bullivant stole £19,860 in cash and £50,117.88 in bank transfers from her employer, RG & MF Sadler (Elec) Ltd.
The fraud was discovered after Bullivant left the company in August 2013.
She pleaded guilty to one count of fraud at a previous hearing.
Economic crime team investigator for Northamptonshire police, Simon Coles said: “Bullivant systematically used her power as finance manager to abuse the systems in place, and the trust of her employer, to steal almost £70,000.
“We are pleased with the sentence given and hope it will serve as a deterrent to others and show that this type of crime is taken very seriously by Northamptonshire Police.”