second series stories
first series stories
second series 1: gambling troubles
The following fifteen sentences tell a story about Conny Munro, but they are not in the correct order.
____ So she went into a casino and lost everything.
____ Instead of using her savings, Conny decided she would try to get the money back by gambling.
____ When Conny got to the bank, it was closed.
____ After losing the money her boss had given her, Conny changed her mind about how she would repay it.
____ During that time, she spent all her savings and then she started stealing more money from the air conditioning company.
____ Conny was not sent to jail, but she was punished by being put under house arrest.
____ One day, after work, her boss gave her 800 Rand ($US 120) and asked her to put it in the companys bank account.
____ For the next four months Conny went to a casino almost every day, but she never won enough money to pay back her boss.
____ If she lost the money, Conny thought, she could pay it back from her savings.
____ In 2002, Conny Munro was working for an air conditioning company in Cape Town, South Africa.
____ That gave her an idea.
____ She also lost her job and her boyfriend as a result of what she had done.
____ Finally she confessed to her boss that she had been robbing him.
____ She could gamble with the money and, if she won, she could pay for her childrens school fees and buy their uniforms.
____ Her boss went to the police and Conny was arrested.