Gold Fields slaps Goldfields thief with life ban but court shows mercy

A 22 year old geology assistant who stole a piece of drill core worth about $20 from a gold mine in Western Australia owned by South African mining giant Gold Fields has been blacklisted from its mines across the globe, the Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court has heard.

Gold Fields slaps Goldfields thief with life ban but court shows mercy Gold Fields slaps Goldfields thief with life ban but court shows mercy Gold Fields slaps Goldfields thief with life ban but court shows mercy Gold Fields slaps Goldfields thief with life ban but court shows mercy Gold Fields slaps Goldfields thief with life ban but court shows mercy

Kalgoorlie Magistrate's Court

Joshua Joseph Welsh was charged by Kalgoorlie's famed Gold Stealing Detection Unit with stealing as a servant on June 19 after he pocketed a drill core sample showing visible gold while working at the