Hairdresser guilty of eBay scam

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The Daily Record reports that a bald hairdresser made £63,000 selling hair straighteners he stole from his employer. Between December 2004 and September 2006, the 37 year old Midlothian man used two accounts on eBay to sell GHD straighteners and luxury shampoos and conditioners, and even created his eBay listings from the salon’s computer.

His employer originally hired private detectives to track down missing stock; when investigating police tried to find the 946 missing straighteners, they were unable to do so, despite the fact that six of them were still listed on eBay. The hairdresser claimed he had bought them in bulk from other eBay users.

He was found guilty of theft and fraud at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday and will be sentenced next month.

7 Responses

  1. what is really worrying about this,

    my wife and daughters get their hair done at this salon 😯



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