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Podcast: Herne Bay man spent thousands on Amazon after tricking the company he worked for out of £200k

July 29, 2022

A Herne Bay man who tricked his employer out of £200,000 which he spent on luxuries has been jailed for more than four and a half years.
43-year-old Benjamin Cullen from Peartree Road made more than 500 purchases on his boss's credit cards.
Hear from our reporter Sean Axtell who was at Canterbury Crown Court for the case.
Also in today's podcast, the former Met police officer from Kent who murdered Sarah Everard has lost his bid to get his sentence reduced.
Wayne Couzens from Deal was given a whole life term for kidnapping and killing the 33-year-old as she walked home in London in March last year.
Struggling families in Medway have criticised a decision not to give vouchers to those who normally get free school meals.
Local authorities have been given cash to give low income parents extra support during the holidays.
Hear what a mum from Rainham has had to say - we've also got a response from the council.
An amber traffic warning has been put in place ahead of expected disruption in Kent this weekend.
The AA says congestion's likely to be bad because of train strikes, sporting events and summer getaways.
Tom Grennan's been on our sister radio station kmfm talking about his new music and looking forward to playing in Kent this summer.
And in sport, hear from Alessia Russo's former headteacher and coach as we look ahead to the biggest match of her career.
She'll be hoping to lift the women's Euros trophy on Sunday as they take on Germany in the final at Wembley.

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