Car accident compensation news
Conman must repay widow's compensation
A 41-year-old conman has who swindled a 37-year-old widow out of the
car accident compensation she received for her late husband's death has been ordered to pay back the car accident compensation by Gloucester Crown Court.
The 41-year-old car salesman met the widow after he 'dialled a wrong number', spoke to her and organised a date.
The court heard that he took the
car accident compensation, awarded to the woman after the death of her husband in a motorcycle accident, under false pretences.
The court also heard that he stood the widow up three times at the altar persuaded her to become pregnant by him after claiming he had prostate cancer and that it was his last chance to have children.
The conman, from Somerset, was already married and had a shared marital home.
The judge hearing the case deferred his jail sentence for six months, in which time he is expected to payback £2,000 of the
car accident compensation.