Bogus lawyer convicted for second time – Legal Futures

‘A man has pleaded guilty to five counts of providing unqualified immigration advice and services, some 13 years after an identical conviction.’

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Legal Futures, 14th August 2018

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Judges reject appeal by planning defendant over ‘impersonation’ in magistrates court – Local Government Lawyer

‘The Court of Appeal has rejected a claim that a fine and a £4m-plus proceeds of crime order made over a planning case in Ealing should be overturned because the defendant was impersonated in the magistrates’ court.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 7th February 2018

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Banker who rode police motorbike in police jacket convicted for alleged deception – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 9th, 2018 in deceit, fines, impersonation, news by tracey

‘When Darren Emanuel sped through the congested streets of central London, it was hardly surprising that motorists slowed down or swiftly moved out of his path. The City banker was riding an old police motorbike and wearing a former police high-visibility jacket. However, all was not quite as it seemed. The 46-year-old had never been a police officer and was in fact, simply making his way to and from work.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th February 2018

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Sherlock Holmes fraudster who used name of fictional detective is jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 20th, 2017 in fraud, impersonation, news, sentencing by sally

‘As Sherlock Holmes once mused: “Crime is common. Logic is rare.”

Indeed, it seems fraudster Aaron Cowan was rather lacking in logic when he decided to pose as a police officer and use the name of a fictional detective from the famed Sir Arthur Conan Doyle series to commit his crimes.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th October 2017

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Gayle Newland: Woman who tricked friend into sex by pretending she was a man jailed for six years – The Independent

Posted July 21st, 2017 in assault, impersonation, news, retrials, sexual offences by tracey

‘A woman who pretended to be a man to trick a friend into having sex with her has been sentenced to more than six years in prison.’

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The Independent, 20th July 2017

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Gayle Newland: Sex attacker who posed as man found guilty – BBC News

Posted June 30th, 2017 in assault, impersonation, news, sexual offences by tracey

‘A woman has been convicted of impersonating a man for more than two years in an “astonishing deception” to trick her female friend into sex.’

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BBC News, 29th June 2017

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Woman who used fake penis to have sex with a woman avoids jail – The Guardian

Posted December 16th, 2015 in assault, impersonation, news, sentencing, sexual offences, suspended sentences by sally

‘A woman who wore a body suit and used a fake penis when having sex with a woman she met online has avoided jail.’

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The Guardian, 15th December 2015

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Regina (Hysaj and others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department – WLR Daily

Posted November 30th, 2015 in citizenship, fraud, impersonation, law reports by sally

Regina (Hysaj and others) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2015] EWCA Civ 1195; [2015] WLR (D) 482

‘In a case of impersonation where a person had fraudulently made false representations about his own identity and that fraud was material to the grant of naturalisation, the grant of nationality was a nullity.’

WLR Daily, 26th November 2015

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Fake lawyer Mohammed Kabba jailed for ‘tricking judges’ – BBC News

Posted August 14th, 2015 in impersonation, news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who tricked high-ranking judges into thinking he was a solicitor has been sentenced to 16 months in prison.’

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BBC News, 14th August 2015

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Swift 1st Ltd v Chief Land Registrar – WLR Daily

Swift 1st Ltd v Chief Land Registrar [2015] EWCA Civ 330; [2015] WLR (D) 167

‘The proprietor of a registered charge which turned out to have been a forged disposition was entitled to payment by way of indemnity under Schedule 8 to the Land Registration Act 2002 in circumstances where the registered proprietor and rightful owner of the property was in actual occupation at the date of the disposition.’

WLR Daily, 1st April 2015

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Woman who cancelled brother’s wedding jailed for eight weeks – The Guardian

Posted February 12th, 2014 in guilty pleas, harassment, impersonation, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman who cancelled her brother’s wedding in what a court heard was like an EastEnders plotline has been jailed for eight weeks.’

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The Guardian, 11th February 2014

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Peter Kay brother imposter jailed for 24 months – BBC News

Posted June 26th, 2013 in fraud, impersonation, news, sentencing by sally

“A conman who posed as the brother of comedian Peter Kay while pretending to raise money for a boy with cancer has been jailed for 24 months.”

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BBC News, 24th June 2013

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Louis Theroux impersonator sentenced over pub con – The Guardian

Posted June 25th, 2013 in community service, fraud, impersonation, news, sentencing by sally

“A homeless man with a drinking problem who stayed at a cosy country pub for two nights after tricking staff into believing he was the documentary maker Louis Theroux has been given a community sentence.”

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The Guardian, 25th June 2013

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Louis Theroux conman pleads guilty to Somerset fraud – BBC News

Posted June 14th, 2013 in fraud, impersonation, news by sally

“A man who claimed to be TV presenter Louis Theroux to stay in a pub free of charge has pleaded guilty to fraud.”

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BBC News, 14th June 2013

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Murder victim Carole Waugh impersonator sentenced – BBC News

Posted April 29th, 2013 in conspiracy, fraud, impersonation, murder, news, sentencing, victims by tracey

“A woman who admitted impersonating a murdered former oil company worker has been given a community order.”

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BBC News, 26th April 2013

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Marine fined £300 for wearing dress uniform and medals to which he was not entitled at family wedding – The Independent

Posted April 10th, 2013 in armed forces, disciplinary procedures, fines, impersonation, news by sally

“A Royal Marine corporal who wore the uniform of a sergeant and medals he was not entitled to at a family wedding to ‘big it up and impress his family’ was fined £300 today.”

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The Independent, 9th April 2013

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Schoolboy who disguised himself as old man to rob jewellers is jailed – The Guardian

Posted November 12th, 2012 in impersonation, news, robbery, sentencing, young offenders by sally

“A schoolboy who wore a prosthetic disguise and hairpieces to carry out armed robberies has been sent to prison.”

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The Guardian, 11th November 2012

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Bogus doctor: Lewisham PCT’s Conrad De Souza jailed – BBC News

Posted October 25th, 2011 in child support, DNA, doctors, fraud, impersonation, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who spent a decade pretending to be a doctor at an NHS trust in south London has been jailed for 27 months.”

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BBC News, 24th October 2011

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Man fined £75 for brushing pet dog – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 11th, 2011 in dogs, fines, impersonation, litter, news, police by sally

“A pensioner was fined £75 for brushing his pet dog and leaving fur on the ground in a public park.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th October 2011

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Woman convicted of impersonating a social worker – The Guardian

Posted March 9th, 2011 in impersonation, news, social services by sally

“A woman from Hertfordshire has become the first person to be convicted of pretending to be a qualified social worker, six years after legislation protecting the professional title took effect.”

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The Guardian, 8th March 2011

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