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Past Articles

Carer charged after 97-year-old Uppermill woman defrauded

An Oldham carer has been charged after thousands of pounds were defrauded from an elderly woman.

Sarah Last, of Huddersfield Road, Waterhead, was charged with fraud by false representation and fraud by abuse of position.

She has been bailed to appear at Tameside Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 9 February 2017.

On 22 November 2016 police received a report that between March and September last year more than £20,000 was defrauded from a 97-year-old woman’s bank account in Uppermill.


Delph couple jailed for stealing more than £45,000 from elderly neighbour

Guilty – Gary Stevenson

A Delph couple who stole over £45,000 from an elderly neighbour have been jailed.

Gary Stevenson and Carol Stevenson both of Denshaw Road, Delph, were sentenced yesterday at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court after both pleading guilty at an earlier hearing. Carol Stevenson was sentenced to three years in custody for fraud and her husband Gary received a two year custodial sentence for money laundering.

In 2008 the Stevensons offered to help their elderly and […]