“This was not just claiming an extra GCSE or A level. This was fraud at the highest end of CV falsehood.
“How you thought you were going to get away with this is difficult to imagine.
“You were asked to produce a strategic plan, which I have read, and it is quite clear you were simply not up to the job.
“Fortunately for this company they became suspicious and made enquiries and discovered your fraudulent job application.
“Whether people have a tendency to lie on their CVs is not for this court to comment on, but where deliberate fraud is perpetrated the court has to follow the guidelines as to its effect.
“This was highly paid employment: £120,000, a car allowance, help with accommodation, it was a package which put you very high up in the commercial world and you have deprived someone else of that job for that time.”
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