I was a former store manager of Payday loans of hawaii which is part of dollar financial group along with money mart, etc..Recently our safe was short 1000.00 and since we went over all paperwork and couldn't find the reason for the discrepancy, my district manager called our loss prevention manager. I went into the room to speak with him (as he already spoke with the 4 other employees at scene) and I expected him to ask me about what happened and to give him my story just like everyone else.
To my surprise, I was harshly interigated and accused withought even getting a word in or barely a chance to speak or defend myself. He kept telling me to tell him that I took the money when I didn't and he said he knows for 100% fact that it was me when he has no solid proof and especially because I know for 100% that I didn't do it! I was shocked! I thought he was just messing with me and I was so confused. Apperantly he was'nt messing with me. He had such a cocky attitude and threatend to go to the police with my report for something I did'nt do! Then, because I kept saying that I did not steal the money for the 100th time, he told my district manager"That's it, I'm done" What a f**kin a**hole! I was soooo pissssst! Then my dm told me I was suspened till further notice.
I then called to speak to a lawyer and he said I should ask to take a polygraph test but noone has contacted me when I called later that day to quit. I really lost respect for the company and even if they ended up finding the money later I would not ever work there again! I wouldn;t believe my coworkers before but this company is very SHADY! BEWARE of working here! They are very bias and choose to ignore certain regulations depending on who it is. I realized that I did not follow every single regulation in the store but little do they know that NOBODY does! I just didn't rat everyone out because I'm a good person. They better not mess up my clean record. I've never been arrested in my entire life! Trust me guys, it's not worth it I feel like I've wasted 6 months with this company.
If anyone out there has any advice or help please contact me. If the end up pressing charges the lawyer said I can end up getting arrested just on praubable cause and then there would be a trial....He freakin costs $252 an hour! WTF?! ANd all to just defend myself. God bless all those people out there that have been in same situations and I feel so bad for what the have to go through because I never knew what it felt like to be wrongfully accused of something I did not do..I walways believed in doing the right thing and things will always turn out good. But now I'm starting to loose faith in my positive outlook on life. How could something like this happen? How can the law allow this to happen?