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Woman who stole £143,000 from employer has assets confiscated by judge

A woman from Grantham who stole £143,000 from her employer and spent it on luxury holidays and designer clothes has been ordered to pay a portion of it back.

Claire Johnston Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Claire Johnston, who was diagnosed with a 'compulsive buying disorder' was jailed for twenty months in October this year.

The 34 year old used Grantham-based BGB Engineering Ltd's money to pay for two holidays in Las Vegas and her wedding in Mexico.

Now a judge has ordered for her available assets of £14,500 to be confiscated and handed to her former employer as compensation.