i think he found out via ebay.
he has informed the police, the came to my home on tuesday and i spoke to them over the phone as i was not in. i will be going to see them on saturday.
i had explained over 3 weeks ago this was an error as these itmes were mixed up with items to sell.
i ofered to cover the cost to replace them.
2 of the items had serial numbers, and were registered. the rest was generic total, 6 items in total total cost approx £1000.
i have nothing to deny, we did sell them, but it has been an admin error.
i offered to go to see the police at the weekend to try and clear this up.
i hve today gone over my paperwork on leaving the company, we did sign a mutual letter saying neither had any further claim over the other.
i am not sure how best to procede with the police, apart from telling them the truth.
and trying to explain the mistake...
yes two item could be the rest not.
they sent it to me.
on leaving, they were happy i didnt have any more company property, if they had asked i would have looked for it and returned it.
these items were posted to my parents address about 6 months ago. they were then put into the bottom of a bag and forgotton about.
the bag went from thir house to my house and was put into the loft by my wife.
i forgot this had been sent to me.
last month we dacided to do a clear out and my wife had posted them on ebay.
in between them sending the items and them being sold, i was involved in an violent attach and had suffered a head injury and have been very forgetfull ever since.
i do have a police report on the incident.
am i in trouble, in short?
how much trouble?
is my version and being willing to cover the cost of this error, justification?
even though these items were posted to me and not taken.
also there is a letter stating we have no claim over each other in the future and all business has been finalised.
they should have know they sent them to me also and should have asked for them back.
what about the closing letter, saying the company agrees not to pursue any claims against me.
If that is the case and with this letter in mind, what if i went with a different tact. I am currently back in the UK having started working for a company based in Wales 2 months ago (not sure if this is relevant but just in case). I resigned from my previous employment in January this year - the split was acrimonious - they refused to pay me what I was owed and I had to fight to get only some of it (that's pretty common in Kenya). Upon leaving the company a letter was signed by both myself and my employers stating that neither owed the other anything. I still have my copy. Some company items were purchased and sent to my parents in the UK. however as I did not visit the UK very often, some items were placed in the garage/loft etc by my parents to be out of their way. Figuring that since I was not asked for these items when we were settling my leave package and signing the letters I have mentioned, I sold these items on eBay. I kind of assumed the company thinking was 'well, we've ripped him off for thousands of dollars so let's ignore the other stuff'. Anyway, 2 items, it seems, were registered to the company and having seen that I am selling them, now the boss has contacted UK police and reported them as stolen by me. I am supposed to be seeing the police this weekend. Where do I stand? I told the police it was a mistake and that these items were sold along with my personal belongings. Which is partly true - I told family to eBay some of my things…