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Do I owe my boss money?


I work in an American company where the post is unreliable.
A client sent some goods back by post (which we don’t usually use).
I accepted the parcel but only afterwards did I realise that the box had a hole.
I could have still run after the postman but I thought that I’ll anyway be too late as I signed the acceptance letter and I wasn’t sure there was nothing in it.
After opening the box (after an hour), it was confirmed that the goods were stolen.
Am I obligated to pay my employer for the stolen goods?


Answer from Horav Yosef Fleishman shlit”a

It would seem she has to pay because before she signs she should check it out. Therefore it is garmi-See Nesevos 232, 7 and Shach 55,4


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