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Bookies named greyhound after gambler who stole £3m

Aug 06, 2019 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

A GAMBLING addict who stole almost £3million of his company's money was wooed by bookmakers with Wimbledon tickets and his own greyhound named after him, a court heard.

Ben Wiley, 29, a former accountant, defrauded his Essex-based firm DG Robson of large sums of cash hundreds of times over three years in order to place bets.

Southwark Crown Court heard bookmaker Stan James encouraged Wiley to gamble by treating him to centre court tickets at Wimbledon and naming a greyhound after hi...