Oliver Willis

Mint Worker Stole $1 Million In Damaged Money

Worker at a mint stole $1 million in damaged money, lived luxury lifestyle.

“Wayne Jackson was trusted by the Melbourne Reserve Bank to destroy damaged money, but he instead pocketed banknotes as part of a long-term heist and used it to fund a life of luxury.

Part of the 57-year-old’s job was to oversee the incineration of damaged bank notes at a furnace at the bank’s Note Printing Australia plant at Craigieburn, in Melbourne’s north.

But Mr Jackson couldn’t resist stockpiling some of the cash for himself – with the total amount believed to be more than $1 million.” [READ MORE]