Thetford waste firm former director charged with �155,000 of thefts

A former director of a large Norfolk waste disposal company has been charged with stealing cash and property worth �155,000 from the business.

Paul Betts, 39, of Hepworth, near Diss, worked for Thetford-based Enviro-Waste until he was suspended in October 2009.

He has been accused of eleven counts of theft by employee, six counts of fraud by abuse of position, conspiracy to defraud and fraud by false representation.

The charges relate to a period between January 2004 and December 2009.

Betts has been released on police bail and is due at Thetford Magistrates' Court on March 7.