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Crime Pays: Thief Wins £13000 Because Victim Lost Faith In Justice System

by | 16th, February 2011

MARK Gilbert has won £13,000 damages from his former boss Simon Cremer. He sued for humiliation for being made to wear a sign saying THIEF I stole £845 am on my way to the police station about his neck and forcibly walked to a police station.

Would you have agreed to wear such a sign? Gilbert’s hands were bound. He says he was beaten. Mr Cremer denies using violence.

Gilbert’s crime was to have written out a company cheque to himself and taken it to a Cash Converters in Essex. Gilbert got a caution. Cremer was charged with false imprisonment, but the case collapsed in December 2008.

Then Cremer was invited to go to court. Gilbert wanted redress for alleged

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