£500,000 Gallagher fraudster jailed for 34 months


Former employee James Cunnington was found guilty of defrauding the company in November last year.

A former employee of Arthur J Gallagher who was convicted of stealing £500,000 from the broker has been sentenced to 34 months in prison.

A Gallagher spokesperson confirmed that Cunnington, who was found guilty in November last year, had been jailed earlier this month.

The spokesperson stated: “Suspicious claims payments made by James Cunnington, a former employee of Gallagher, were uncovered during a routine audit and swiftly escalated through our enhanced governance and control procedures.

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