Judge condemns officer over fraud

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%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%A senior police officer has been condemned by a judge for bringing "shame" on the police service as he jailed her for two-and-a-half years for an "extensive range of petty retail frauds" targeting a number of high street stores.

Tanya Brookes was a chief inspector at Surrey Police when she carried out the scams, netting more than £11,000 against several household names including The White Company, Micro Scooters and Boots.