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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 fraud in the wake of a human tragedy’

 

Two ‘parasitic’ fraudsters who pretended to be Grenfell Tower survivors 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.

 

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