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Gloucestershire IT pro faces court over £30k Amazon voucher theft allegations


A 23-year-old Gloucester IT worker is to stand trial after allegedly stealing more than £30,000 worth of Amazon vouchers before selling them on eBay.

Jack Walden, of Cranham Close, Abbeymead, appeared before Cheltenham magistrates on 6 January facing three charges: two of fraud and one under the Computer Misuse Act.

Gloucestershire News Service, a local news agency, reported that Walden had been committed to Gloucester Crown Court for a trial starting on 18 January.

The 23-year-old is accused of abusing his position as an IT assistant at Kingsbridge Risk Solutions, Tewkesbury by dishonestly acquiring £30,145 worth of Amazon voucher codes as well as electronic and computer equipment.

Walden is also accused of having concealed, disguised, converted, transferred or removed the voucher codes and electronic and computer equipment by means of selling them on eBay, as well as breaching the Computer Misuse Act 1990 when he acquired the codes ...


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