Bank manager accused of $3.1M theft caught in Daintree

Bendigo bank in Atherton reported the theft of $3.1M by their own manager, John Carleton.  Carleton had fled Atherton but was found hiding out at a Daintree camping ground after two weeks on the run.  When caught, Carleton confessed to the crime and is believed to have stolen the money to fund online gambling or share trading.