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Cash fraud by cashier

(Querist) 10 May 2018 This query is : Resolved 
sir,
there was a cashier in our office who collects amount against proper receipts issued to members.
That cashier issued proper receipts and took cash but misrepresent amount in cash book, hence done fraud AND FORGERY, CRIMINAL BREACH OF TRUST etc. . what are the remedies available to us, if we file criminal compliant then can we recover the amount standing on his part.

Sudhir Kumar, Advocate (Expert) 11 May 2018
you have not even indicated whether this is govt office or not and in which capacity you have to deal with the case.
Ms.Usha Kapoor (Expert) 11 May 2018
Please come out with full facts of the case.
P. Venu (Expert) 11 May 2018
Certainly, a criminal action lies.
However, there would be an authority or a person who checks and authenticates the entries in the cashbook. That person is equally liable, either for gross negligence or for collusion or for both.
Kumar Doab (Expert) 11 May 2018
You have used the term members.
Is IT some society?

In any case if the person has collected the funds and issued prescribed receipts and has not deposited the amounts .................then he/she has committed misconduct/transgression and establishment can proceed by civil/criminal action...
Handover the matter to legal cell of establishment or counsel engaged by establishment..
Sudhir Kumar, Advocate (Expert) 12 May 2018
please stated facts. do not keep it riddle.
Kumar Doab (Expert) 13 May 2018
You can proceed to recover...
Rest your own counsel can advise you in details..


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