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Ex-police chief has set Parking fees in their own pockets

for 18 years, the man has worked for the municipal police Richterswil. 16 years as chief of police. According to shocked, the municipality representatives, as h

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Ex-police chief has set Parking fees in their own pockets

for 18 years, the man has worked for the municipal police Richterswil. 16 years as chief of police. According to shocked, the municipality representatives, as he confessed, to have thousands of Swiss francs embezzled. The money came from the Parking machines in the municipality. During four years he led a portion of the fees to his personal account.

in Part, he made even-money laundering guilty, as he directed a small part of the money to the account of his mother. 144'000 Swiss francs Richterswil lost. Even in front of his work colleagues, the thief will not be made of COP. He stole the key to a safe that belonged to a subordinate. He stole 600 francs. The acts he confessed to.


In June 2018 noticed the 48-Year-old of the Zürichsee-Zeitung were willingly about his future. In the article he spoke of the recently acquired Bar and his Hobby, Tattooing. As a Background for the termination, he claimed to have a herniated disc suffered. Not a word of it, that a criminal case ran against him. In mid-February of 2018, he had submitted quite surprising in his resignation. With the application, to terminate the employment relationship by the end of March.

Although he has withdrawn the money already in 2014. But striking it was until 2017. This is because the internal control of the provisional annual financial statements, there were discrepancies that could not be explained in a plausible way, as municipal clerk, Roger Nauer. The investigations began. A week after the termination of the police was received by heads, filed the municipal complaint against persons Unknown for misappropriation of funds in the office. 20. March 2018, the Canton police arrested the gentlemen, of all things, at his place of work, to the police post. The municipality hired him immediately. The employment relationship ended neatly at the end of March.

Direct access

How could this happen? The Bill and Deposit the income from the Parking space management is the responsibility of the chief of police. So he had direct access to the money. To before was the beginning of the Ex-chief of police discreetly. In 2014 he transferred a 10'000 Swiss francs to his account, in 2015 there were 17'000. But then came, what comes out often: He could not get enough of it. In 2016, he liberated 38'000 Swiss francs. The 67'000 in the year 2017, lost Swiss francs from the Parking management were then, definitely.

The Accused has also committed multiple falsification of documents. Compared to the relevant head of Department and the Finance Department, he backed the bills. 71 false reports he forwarded.

The Prosecutor's office has brought the case to the prosecution. The process will take place in April in Horgen, in the abbreviated procedure. The lawyer of the accused and the Prosecutor have agreed to a criminal complaint. The Ex-police chief to collect 24 months, which would be occupied with a trial period of two years. Only a month more would be spoken, he would have to, at least partially, behind bars. A fine of 1,000 Swiss francs, he would have to pay.

The Accused is silent

the 48-Year-old is not doomed. It would be possible that he shows up on the process with the penalty or consent, the judge shall reject the application. Compared to the Zürichsee-Zeitung, the Accused did not want to comment on the actions, or his motives.

The municipality of Richterswil should at least watch a portion of the money. The criminal complaint obliged the accused to repay the 144'000 Swiss francs. In may 2018, the authorities have frozen an account with 100'000 Swiss francs. The money will go to the municipality.

the Ex-police chief with his deeds has Begun a year after the municipality had introduced a new Parking regulation. She promised at that time, additional income of 10'000 Swiss francs per year. The exact amount he took in the first year. No influence seems to have its actions on the financial budget. Ironically, in the year with the biggest money drain, the municipality lowered the Tax rate from 108 to 104 percent. (Lake Zurich newspaper)

Created: 21.02.2019, 17:01 Uhr

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