NHS finance chief stole £50,000 from elderly relative to help pay daughter’s school fees

NHS trust finance chief, 55, stole £50,000 from ‘vulnerable’ elderly relative to help pay for her daughter’s school fees and pay off her mortgage, tribunal hears Janet Ashby persuaded Mr A to let her oversee his assets, disciplinary panel told  She previously worked for Barnsley Hospital but was sacked and later jailed This week she … Read more

NHS finance chief stole £50,000 from elderly relative to help pay daughter’s school fees

NHS trust finance chief, 55, stole £50,000 from ‘vulnerable’ elderly relative to help pay for her daughter’s school fees and pay off her mortgage, tribunal hears Janet Ashby persuaded Mr A to let her oversee his assets, disciplinary panel told  She previously worked for Barnsley Hospital but was sacked and later jailed This week she … Read more

Mother stole boyfriend’s Range Rover after downing WKD then drove wrong way down M60 and crashed

A mother has been banned from the road after she stole her boyfriend’s Range Rover after bingeing on WKD and drove the £3,500 car the wrong way down a motorway slip road before smashing into a tree.  Billy Jo Cartwright had been drinking with friends in a Travelodge car park earlier this year – in breach … Read more

Thief who stole classic Ford Anglia is jailed for almost two years

Richard Matthews, 37, stole the distinctive pale blue Ford Anglia 105E from a garage in Kent on October 17, 2019 A burglar who stole an immaculately restored replica of an iconic Harry Potter car has been jailed for one year and ten months. Richard Matthews, 37, stole the distinctive pale blue Ford Anglia 105E from … Read more

Twins who stole their grandparents’ life savings ‘still haven’t said sorry or paid back a penny’

Twins who stole their grandparents’ £8,000 life savings while running errands with their bank card ‘still haven’t said sorry or paid back a penny’ three months after being spared jail Clair and Louise Smith, 25, pleaded guilty to stealing £8,000 from grandparents They were spared jail and not ordered by the court to pay back … Read more

Romanian gang who stole £140,000 during series of brazen cash machine raids in UK jailed

A Romanian gang of ‘hackers’ who stole almost £140,000 in electronic ‘raids’ on cashpoint machines have been jailed for a total of 13 years and seven months. A court heard three of the six-strong gang arrived in the UK ‘solely and exclusively’ for the purpose of committing crime. Exact details of how the ‘sophisticated and … Read more

Romanian gang who stole £140,000 during series of brazen cash machine raids in UK jailed

A Romanian gang of ‘hackers’ who stole almost £140,000 in electronic ‘raids’ on cashpoint machines have been jailed for a total of 13 years and seven months. A court heard three of the six-strong gang arrived in the UK ‘solely and exclusively’ for the purpose of committing crime. Exact details of how the ‘sophisticated and … Read more

How two PoW Luftwaffe pilots stole an RAF plane but ran out of fuel over Norfolk

When Allied prisoners who were subject of the classic film The Great Escape were captured by the Nazis in the Second World War, more than half of them were shot. But when two German airmen who were prisoners of war in Britain were caught while trying to escape the UK, they were given a hot … Read more

Australian presenter Ben Waddell claims Netflix stole Down to Earth with Zac Efron from him

Australian model and filmmaker Ben Waddell claims Netflix stole his idea for Zac Efron’s Down to Earth documentary series. Waddell said the eco-travel show, now filming its second season in Australia, is an almost exact copy of the concept he shopped around the US in 2018. American producers balked at the idea because they wanted … Read more

Jamie Redknapp discovers his ancestor William stole £2.5 MILLION (and got away with it)

Jamie Redknapp discovered his ancestor stole £2.5 million in one of the biggest robberies to ever take place in the UK. The former professional footballer, 47, learned of his family history during an appearance on DNA Journey alongside Freddie Flintoff on Wednesday. William, who is Jamie’s 2nd cousin six times removed, was born in 1803 … Read more