A funeral director who stole thousands of pounds in charity donations has been ordered by the Exeter Crown Court to pay the money back.
The Funeral Service Times reported that a Teignmouth undertaker has been ordered to repay the charity cash he stole from the funeral donations. Robert Loveridge took almost £5,000 from various charity donations that had been given in memory of deceased loved ones at 26 funerals over a nine year period.
His illegal activities were finally discovered after a woman called two of the charities she had donated to – she was concerned that the donations had not been handed over.
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