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Standard starts legal move over attempted 40k theft

Standard Life is set to start legal proceedings against a former employee, with the firm alleging that there was an attempt to steal thousands of pounds from the firm.

The company is alleging that the unnamed ex-staff member tried to move around 40,000 worth of commission into a personal account.

It is understood that the alleged attempt was picked up by Standard’s compliance team. Closed court proceedings are about to start.

A spokesman for Standard Life says: “It is not Standard Life policy to comment on any legal issues, particularly if this is a closed case. We are unable to give any information on any legal proceedings that might be taking place.”

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