Former accountant for Jersey's regulator manages to avoid two years in prison

Pedro Gonçalves
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Accountant Timothy Owen Jones has barely avoided serving up to two years in prison after pleading guilty of disclosing confidential documents he had access to as a employee of Jersey's Financial Services Commission (JFSC). Jones worked for three years at the JFSC and took documents home with him. When he was dismissed, he presented the confidential files to his new employer Vistra as templates for future applications with the watchdog. Stating that the documents were "top secret", the 51-years old defendant told Vistra the files would be the "gold standard" for such paperwork. The doc...

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