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Management Sent to Prison for Stealing Child Support

Two senior staff members at a private company in Reykjavík were given a 30-day provisory prison sentence at Reykjavík District Court yesterday for stealing child support payments from two of the company’s employees.

The convicts were found guilty of having retained nearly ISK 800,000 (USD 13,100, EUR 9,000) from the employees’ paychecks in 2005 to 2006, which was supposed to be used for what they owed in child support, reports.

Accrued interests, collection tariffs and other dues of the unpaid child support payments have accumulated to nearly ISK 300,000 (USD 4,900, EUR 3,400).

Additionally to their prison sentence, the pair are obligated to pay the Local Authorities’ Claims Department almost ISK 1 million (USD 16,400, EUR 11,200) in compensation.

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