A Managing Director at Axcis Education Recruitment who lives in Port Talbot faces jail after she admitted stealing £55,000 so she could have a gastric band fitted and take a holiday to Singapore, Bali, and Thailand.
Jean Wilson, 58, revealed in court that she spent £10,000 on her five-star trip of a lifetime where she stayed in some of the best hotels available. The former Managing director was caught faking invoices for the recruitment company she worked at for personal financial gain.
Prosecutor Sam Shepherd told the court Jean Wilson was very clever with her plan to defraud the company by faking the invoices.
Mr. Shepherd said Wilson admitted “Deliberately falsifying records including invoices, impersonating clients by email, and taking large sums of money.
Cardiff Crown Court Jean Wilson admitted to defrauding the company and falsifying records including invoices, impersonating clients by email, and taking large sums of money to fund her holiday to Singapore and her luxury lifestyle.
Mr. Shepherd explained to the court “She presented in most cases invoices purporting to be invoices for legitimate uses for the company’s spending money but in actual fact, the bank details were that of recipients for the defendant’s personal benefit.
“This was an abuse of trust as managing director – the manipulation of invoices was sophisticated, involved planning and was conducted over a significant period of time.”
The court heard that Jean Wilson boasted about having her own butler while taking a holiday in Thailand
The former managing director has been warned that going to prison is an option