CourtNewsUK.co.uk, CourtNewsUK.co.uk http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ News reports and pictures on London crown courts, General Medical Council and other courts en-us Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:08:11 GMT JOHNSON: BORN-AGAIN PSYCHIATRIST FACES BEING STRUCK OFF http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ CAMBRIDGE A born-again Christian psychiatrist is facing a ban from the profession after a disciplinary panel today (Fri) found she wrongly imposed her religious beliefs on vulnerable patients. Dr Antonia Johnson, 58, distressed three patients with severe personality disorders when she provided them with unsolicited religious material, a Fitness to Practise panel ruled. One woman, who had been abused by her stepfather as a child, tried to kill herself after being directed to Christian website www.fathersloveletter.com, the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service heard. Another described Dr Johnson’s approach as ‘a highly inappropriate way of forcing her opinion on me’ after she was told she was only in hospital because she wanted to be. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:29:00 GMT http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ REZA: 'IT'S WAS DAD'S FAULT' SAYS ACCUSED COURT FRAUDSTER http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ HACKNEY, CAMDEN, STANMORE The son of a deaf fraudster who masterminded a £900,000 scam to fund his family's lavish lifestyle slammed his father for using his vulnerability 'maliciously'. Shahab Reza, 52, and his wife Shehnaz Reza, 53, headed a massive four-year benefit swindle on the Department of Work and Pensions using false invoices for sign language interpreters, it is claimed. They recruited their son Abbas Reza, now a 26-year-old doctor, and daughter Zainab Reza, now 22, to help with the scam, jurors were told. The family splurged the proceeds on a luxury home, a £600,000 penthouse, gold jewellery and an £8,000 'flawless' diamond, it is said. Mastermind Shahab Reza has admitted his role in the con and is facing years behind bars. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:48:00 GMT http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ BENNETT: 'CAN ANYONE TELL ME HOW TO DELETE CHILD PORN PICS FROM MY IPHONE?' http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ DAGENHAM A woman caught with child porn on her phone claimed they were sent to her by her paedophile husband and she had no idea how to delete them. The home of Ronald Bennett, 42, and his wife Jacqueline, 35, was raided on 8 August last year and their computers and mobile phones seized. Bennett was caught with over 1,650 indecent photographs of children on his computer and mobile – hundreds of which fell into the most serious category. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:10:00 GMT http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ RANA: STUDENT OPTICIAN LET OFF WITH WARNING AFTER NIGHTCLUB SCRAP http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ BIRMINGHAM A scrapping student optician convicted of grievous bodily harm outside a nightclub can continue working in the profession. Suraj Rana brawled with two men outside Bar Risa, Birmingham, West Midlands, after a dancefloor altercation on 18 August 2012. Rana threw two punches at the men, one which connected, after initially pushing one of them in view of a doorman. The optometrist took a fist to the face too, which almost caused him to fall into a bouncer, the General Optical Council heard. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:28:00 GMT http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ KNIGHT: BENEFITS CHEAT NURSE GIVEN 26 YEARS TO PAY £5K BACK http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ GOLDERS GREEN An agency nurse who swindled almost £5,000 in benefits will have until 2040 to pay the money back. Jacqui Knight made false claims for Jobseekers allowance for three years from 2010 when she was working at the Sage Nursing Home for Jewish people in Golders Green, north London. She admitted benefit fraud last year and was ordered to serve an 80 hour community order and pay the money back at £15 per month. Knight is not likely to settle the £4,828 bill for 26 years. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:25:00 GMT http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ CARBERRY: BOGUS ACCOUNTANT FACES JAIL FOR £300K THEFT http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/ EPSOM A finance director who stole more than £300,000 from recruitment giant Reed to fund her 'love of shopping' was warned she faces jail today (FRI). Karen Carberry, 45, spent the cash on shoes, holidays and a hot tub as well as gifts for her husband, son and disabled daughter. She later told police: 'I knew this was going to happen. I'm so sorry. I did this for Charlotte [her daughter]. My husband is going to kill me.' The mother-of-two had climbed up the ranks at Reed after being taken on as a senior accountant in 2001. It was only when the thefts were discovered in 2012 that her bosses realised she had lied about her qualifications to get the job. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:35:00 GMT http://courtnewsuk.co.uk/