Cable & Telecom

Stolen cellphones result in $184,000 loss for SaskTel, reports Leader-Post

REGINA — A SaskTel employee’s alleged theft of 235 cellphones resulted in a $184,000 loss for the telecom company, according to a report by the Regina Leader-Post newspaper.Citing a quarterly provincial Crown loss report, the Leader-Post reported Tuesday that a SaskTel customer service representative was initially found in mid-June to have stolen 22 cellphones from the company. After further investigation by SaskTel, the female employee was also found to have been “fraudulently obtaining cell phones through other means and selling them to third parties,” the Leader-Post reported.SaskTel spokesperson Darcee MacFarlane was quoted as saying the $184,000 loss was the value...

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