NEWS: Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed
‘Parasitic’ Grenfell Fraudsters Who Cost Taxpayers £120,000 In Hotel Bills And Living Costs Are Jailed For A Total Of More Than Six Years
Elaine Douglas, 51, and Tommy Brooks, 52, lived in the UK illegally since 2002
Jamaican nationals had told the council that they lived in a flat on the 19th floor
Judge Nicholas Wood said: ‘I regard this as a parasitic fraudFraudIn law, fraud is intentional deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain (money or other assets), or to deprive a victim of a legal right. Fraud can violate civil law (e.g., a fraud victim may sue the fraud perpetrator to avoid the fraud or recover monetary compensation) or criminal law (e.g., a fraud perpetrator may be prosecuted and imprisoned by governmental authorities), or it may cause no loss of money, property, or legal right but still be an element of another civil or criminal wrong. The purpose of fraud may be monetary gain or other benefits, for example by obtaining a passport, travel document, or driver's license, or mortgage fraud, where the perpetrator may attempt to qualify for a mortgage by way of false statements.
A fraud can also be a hoax, which is a distinct concept that involves deliberate deception without the intention of gain or of materially damaging or depriving a victim. in the wake of a human tragedy’
Two ‘parasitic’ fraudsters who pretended to be Grenfell Tower survivorsSurvivorA Scam Survivor is a victim who has been able to fully accept the reality of their situation. That they were the victim of a crime and are not to blame. They are working on their emotional recovery and reduction of any trauma either on their own, through a qualified support organization, or through counseling or therapy. And has done their duty and reported the crime to their local police, national police, and on Anyscam.com have been jailed for a total of more than six years.
Elaine Douglas, 51, and Tommy Brooks, 52, who has been living in the UK illegally since 2002, spent more than £120,000 of taxpayers’ money after being granted pre-paid credit cards and stays at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel.
The Jamaican nationals had told the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea they lived in a flat on the 19th floor.