$184K in stolen cellphones among Sask. government losses this year

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Hundreds of thousands of dollars in stolen cellphones, cash and heart monitors were among the items that accounted for losses reported by the Crown Investments Corporation and Saskatchewan health organizations.

The biggest losses were reported by the Crown Investments Corporation and its subsidiaries, which lost about $184,000 when a SaskTel employee stole and fraudulently obtained more than 200 cellphones.

According to the loss report released Tuesday, the employee stole 22 cellphones from inventory and fraudulently obtained more than 200 phones. It said the employee was selling the phones to third parties.

Read more at CBC News Saskatoon

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.