First conviction won in Pandora wholesale theft


Distribution employee convicted for perverting course of justice.

A Pandora employee has been given a one-year community order with nine months supervision and 80-hours’ unpaid work for attempting to pervert the court of justice in a case concerned with the sale of jewellery stolen from the brand’s County Durham distribution centre.

Leslie Marie Gibson was found guilty of attempting to cover her tracks by urging a woman who bought charms from her to keep quiet, according to a report in The Northern Echo.

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Ms Gibson texted the woman and urged her to “deny knowledge” if she was questioned by police.

Prosecutor Paul Newcombe revealed the content of other texts, which read: “I’m being investigated at work for selling charms.

“If they contact you and ask if you know me, or had a list sent, please will you deny any knowledge."

The original investigation into the theft and sale of Pandora stock continues.


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