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Driver trainers jailed for fraud
« on: February 08, 2010, 03:14:59 PM »
Quote from:  busandcoach.com 08 February 2010
Three former FirstGroup recruitment and driver training staff have been jailed for helping drivers falsely get PCV licences.

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Re: Driver trainers jailed for fraud
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2010, 04:31:01 PM »
That any reponsible person in the industry could even contemplate doing what these individuals have been convicted for beggars belief - the prison terms handed out are not long enough; either to deter others from going down that path or as a punishment for such a serious breach of trust with the potential for loss of life.

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Re: Driver trainers jailed for fraud
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2010, 04:40:49 PM »
That any reponsible person in the industry could even contemplate doing what these individuals have been convicted for beggars belief - the prison terms handed out are not long enough; either to deter others from going down that path or as a punishment for such a serious breach of trust with the potential for loss of life.

Interestingly those sentences appear to have been "bumped up" at least in the case of the instructor who originally had only got a two year suspended sentence.