Store Manger Admits Stealing $42k from Business Using Square

A Waukegan  man admitted to stealing over $42,000 during his time as a manger of a Wilmette, Illinois business by diverting customer credit card payments into a personal bank account, police reported.

See the full story written by Jordan Graham here http://ow.ly/f6mbk 

The misuse of  the Square credit card reading device lands a Store Manager in jail. Here is a classic case of how a person can take advantage of the process of using a Square card reader.  What this person did was wrong and he will definitely pay the price for such an act by serving some time behind bars. 

The Square card reader is a wonderful tool and can be used for so much good when it comes to helping a business accept credit cards and debit cards.

Be mindful that Square Inc. is not liable for any misuse of its Square card reader. Except as otherwise described in their Privacy Policy, Square will not disclose Personal Information to any third party unless required to do so by law or subpoena or if they believe that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the law, comply with legal process served on them or their affiliates, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities; (b) to enforce their Terms of Service and related agreements, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend themselves against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, or to protect the security or integrity of their site; and (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Square, their account holders or others.

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