Multi-millionaire hotel boss faces jail for ripping off staff

A hotel owner who cheated his employees and the taxman out of nearly £500,000 while running one of Folkestone’s most famous hotels is facing jail. Michael Stainer, 74, pocketed the contributions of 50 employees when he was in charge of the The Grand hotel, once a favoured haunt of Edward VII and his mistresses. His wife, Doris Stainer, 60, was originally accused alongside him but she was cleared after she insisted she had no idea what her husband was up…

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