The Fyre Festival Fraudster Got Six Years In The Slammer

It’s hard to believe that it was only 2017 when models like Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner were promoting something so fake, even Sheree Whitfield from Real Housewives of Atlanta laughed at the absurdity from the couch inside her somehow-completed Chateau Sheree. The Fyre Festival was supposed to be highbrow Coachella, if you consider being forced to share an island with […]

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Fraudster claimed £29k handouts helped by benefits investigator wife

Fraudster, 70, who was caught on a zip wire and gardening despite saying he was in constant pain claimed £29,000 of handouts after getting help from his wife… a benefits investigator! Investigator Alexandra Stevens helped husband fraudulently claim handouts Found guilty of providing DWP dishonest information on claim form she filled in  Forms submitted to back claims alleged husband Paul […]

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Homeless London Marathon fraudster who pretended he ran 26 miles after nabbing runner's number jailed

Stanley Skupien, 38, had claimed a finisher's medal after spotting the lost number towards the end of the 26.2mile race. He admitted one count of fraud by false representation and three unrelated theft offences. He was sentenced to 13 weeks for the fraud and three weeks for the thefts at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court. It comes after Stanley told The Sun he had […]

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Teen who sold fake tickets to Ariana Grande’s benefit show is fined

Fraudster, 18, who cashed in on deaths of Manchester terror victims by selling fake £280 tickets to Ariana Grande’s One Love benefit show is fined £2,000 Adeena Abdul, 18, sold fake tickets to Ariana Grande’s One Love benefit show The concert was to benefit the victims of the Manchester terror attack last year  The teen, of Great Sankey, near Warrington, priced […]

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Conned divorcee suing ‘silver-tongued’ fraudster who faked cancer battle to diddle her out of £400k

Sacher Barker, 47, fell for Richard Winter seven years ago following her divorce, the High Court heard. She says he bragged about his “fabulous wealth”, spinning tales that he owned a valuable wine collection, a villa in Majorca, and that he had sold a business for £5million. Mr Winter, 42, also claimed to own a lucrative real estate portfolio and […]

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