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Online Gambling Fraudster Ordered To Sell Home To Repay Crime

A former IT Manager for an energy company in Leeds, has been ordered by a Judge to pay out the remainder of his assets or else face a stiffer prison sentence.

Jonathan Revill was an IT Manager for GDF Suez, and defrauded the company of more than £19 million by ordering IT supplies and then selling them online in order to make a profit. Revill ended up making &profit;5.6 million.

Much of the money that Revill stole was used to fund his addiction to gambling, with much of the money made being blown through online.

In the case continuation this week, Revill was ordered to get rid of his £515,000 home and £21,000 in investments in order to help pay back restitution to the company. If the assets aren't liquidated in six months time, Revill may face a prison sentence of up to four years.