A secretary must refund the$ 100,000

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The former secretary of a company of Laval has been sentenced to repay the approximately 100 000 $ which it has stolen from his employer to feed his gambling problem.

Jasmine Spykerman Giraldeau has worked for five years for This importers Ltd., a company specializing in import decoration products in Canada. She acted as secretary to the president.

Having obtained the confidence of its patrons, it had access to the company’s accounting.

Over a period of approximately one year, the accused has misappropriated money from his employer by making several withdrawals using the payment system Moneris.

“She invented refunds to customers of the employer,” says the lawyer of the company taken advantage of, Luc-Olivier Herbert.

She poured the money into his personal accounts to shots of a few hundred dollars at a time, one can read in a document of the superior Court.

His deception was discovered in the fall of 2017, ” says the lawyer.

“To play “

Confronted with his actions, Spykerman Giraldeau has just admitted to having used these amounts to ” play “, we learn in the judgment.

Despite his confession, it would not have worked, it is said.

At the end of the civil trial presided over by judge Sylvain Lussier, 21 December, at Laval, the ex-secretary has been sentenced to repay the staggering sum.

In total, she will have to pay 80 365 $ and an additional amount of $ 15,000 to his former bosses.

The evidence has not disclosed any assets in the name of the defendant, specify the content of the judgment. It had no history.

Contacted Friday by The Journal, the president of the company that operates since more than 40 years, Sergio Biagioni, did not intend to discuss this story.

“It’s hard to recover from it “, he still suggested.

According to Me Herbert and Mr Biagioni, an investigation of the police of Laval would be in the course regarding potential criminal charges.

The Service de police de Laval could not confirm on Friday evening.