A BRANCH manager for a renowned decorating supplies firm fleeced the company out of £40,000, flogging paint for cash and then pocketing the money for himself.
George Smith, 33, a married dad, blew it on drugs, alcohol and prostitutes, a court heard.
A £27,000-a-year manager at the Trafford Park branch of Bromborough Paints, now known as PaintWell, Smith sold paint and wallpaper to decorators for cash and then fiddled the books to cover up his crime.
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