by Valerie Verkamp
Landmark assistant editor
A court hearing has been set involving a former employee at Hull's Lumber Do-It-Center, who allegedly gained $162,000 through fraud and theft while he was employed at the company in Weston.
Most employers entrust their employees with their products, services, and job-related responsibility. Employees who have access to finances, patents, or other highly sensitive information,
assume even more trust. Unfortunately, a company's reliance can be threatened.
According to court documents, George Hull, owner of Hull's Lumber Do-It-Center, began experiencing a cash-flow problem around the last business quarter of 2013. Upon his investigation, evidence began to reveal that an employee in the financial department was allegedly stealing large amounts of money over the course of approximately one year. For more on story.