He didn’t simply take the day — he took all of them.
A hospital worker in Italy has been accused of pocketing roughly $648,000 in wage over 15 years regardless of by no means exhibiting up for work, authorities stated.
Dubbed the “king of absentees,” Salvatore Scumace, 66, now faces expenses of abuse of workplace, forgery and aggravated extortion over the alleged scheme, Italian information company Ansa reported Tuesday.
Prosecutors stated Scumace stopped exhibiting as much as his gig as a security officer on the Pugliese-Ciaccio Hospital in Catanzaro after he was placed on the books in 2005.
The power no-show allegedly threatened the hospital director to forestall her from reporting his absences, the Guardian reported.
After her retirement, Scumace continued to money his paychecks — as his absenteeism went unnoticed by each the brand new director and the human assets division, the report stated.
Six managers or staffers on the hospital are additionally being investigated on suspicion of getting performed a job in enabling Scumace to skip work.