Daniel San manager admits to stealing $50,000

23 May, 2019 by
Hospitality Magazine

A senior manager at Daniel San restaurant in Manly has admitted to stealing $50,000 from the business over a six-month period.

Alberto D’Agostino failed to record cash sales and would instead hit the ‘no sale’ key and pocket the money.

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When a manager confronted the 33-year-old over the lack of sales during his shifts, D’Agostino admitted he had been stealing and took his boss to his apartment where he had $38,500 stuffed inside a bum bag.

D’Agostino initially said the money was for a sick family member in Italy, but it was later found in the Manly Local Court that no money had been sent overseas.

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He has since paid back the money, but was sentenced to a 10-month suspended jail term on Wednesday and must complete 100 hours of community service.

Image credit: Calida

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