Moët Hennessy brand manager jailed for theft

on 28/02/12 at 9:17 am

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Brand manager for Moët Hennessy, Romain Brunot, has been jailed and fined for stealing £75,000 of Champagne and spirits.

Over a four year period he appropriated 400 bottles of Krug and 400 bottles of Belvedere vodka that had been left over from events, including those held at the Dorchester Hotel and Heston Blumenthal’s restaurants.

Brunot then transferred the bottles to a cellar in the east end of London and then to a storage unit registered in a friend’s name.

He also put in fake purchase orders to wine merchant Davys that he would then divert to his collection.

He was discovered when Moët asked Davys what was happening to the various orders.

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