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September 01, 2015

KAMALENTHIRAN:LET OFF FOR LIGHT FINGERED PETROL STATION CASHIER

FELTHAM, MIDDSX; OXFORD A shop assistant who stole nearly £2,500 from his cousin's petrol station was spared jail after a judge heard he had paid the money back. Balraj Kamalenthiran, 28, collected details of petrol cards issued by businesses to employees using company cars and stored them on his mobile phone. He then processed fraudulent refunds on the cards, taking the cash directly from the till at his cousin's Texaco franchise on Snakey Lane, Feltham, Middsx. Kamalenthiran pocketed £2,478.28 between 4 and 12 August last year before the petrol card provider, Allstar Solutions, became suspicious and launched an investigation.

 
September 01, 2015

WILSON:FINE WINE TRADER DENIES £350,000 INVESTMENT SCAM

LEYTON, EAST LONDON A trader of fine wines today (tues) denied duping investors into handing over nearly £350,000 for expensive bottles that did not exist. Michael Wilson, 43, allegedly made a string of dodgy deals while chief executive officer of Global Wine Investments Ltd. He is accused of duping investors out of £348,338 for the purchase and storage of imaginary fine wines. Wilson allegedly ran the scam between April 2011 and September 2012 from offices at 70 St Mary Axe in the City of London, with views looking out on to The Gherkin.

 



 
September 01, 2015

AHMED:SON ACCUSED OF MURDERING DAD REFUSES TO APPEAR

BETHNAL GREEN, EAST LONDON A son accused of stabbing his father to death and trying to kill two children refused to appear in court today (TUES). Suluk Ahmed, 31, allegedly murdered 79 year-old Jamir Ali at his home in Huddlestone Close, Bethnal Green, east London, last week. He also stabbed a two year-old boy and an 11 year-old girl during the attack on the evening of 23 August, it is claimed. Both children are expected to make a full recovery.

 
September 01, 2015
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WYNTER:SEX WORKER COMES FACE TO FACE WITH WOULD-BE KILLER

STOKE NEWINGTON, FINSBURY PARK, NORTH LONDON A sex worker who was stabbed and set on fire by a punter came face to face with her attacker today (Tues) to describe the haunting effects of the attack. Samantha Jamison was left with two punctured lungs and stab wounds to her legs after the terrifying attack by Kirk Wynter, 32, last June. Wynter screamed 'you're dying in here' as he plunged a pair of scissors into her chest and tried to set her hair on fire. The crack cocaine dealer had already paid Ms Jamison £55 for sex, but became irate when he was unable to get aroused and she refused to 'finish him off'.

 
September 01, 2015

ANDERSON:FRAUDSTER FACING JAIL FOR £25,000 SHOPPING SPREE

PLAISTOW, EAST LONDON; BOUNDS GREEN, NORTH LONDON A woman who went on a £25,000 spending spree in Selfridges with a stolen credit card in a bid to clear a pay-day loan debt is facing jail. Kizzy Anderson, 30, snapped up luxury goods and gift cards on August 7 this year using a card in the name of Laura Brennan. Staff at the upmarket department store in central London became suspicious when she returned the next day to buy more expensive goods and gift cards. When she was arrested, Anderson blamed her friend Bernard Kauffour for the fraud, Westminster Magistrates' Court heard.

 
September 01, 2015
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HOSSAIN:RICKSHAW DRIVER FACING JAIL FOR MOLESTING CLUBBER

PLAISTOW, EAST LONDON A rickshaw driver who sexually assaulted a young clubber after offering her a free ride home from a Mayfair club is facing jail. Mohammed Hossain, 35, spotted the victim as she left the club in tears at 1am on 7 March after an argument with a friend. The Bangladeshi lured the 21-year-old into his rickshaw with the offer of a free ride home on the condition that she would chat to him for a while. Hossain parked the rickshaw in a secluded area on Streatham Street near the British Museum and clambered into the back seat with the woman.

 
August 28, 2015

PATSALOS: PASSENGER FACES JAIL FOR BREAKING DRIVER'S JAW

CLAPHAM A drunk black cab passenger who broke the driver's jaw after refusing to pay a £31 fare wept today (FRI) as he was warned he faces jail. Antony Patsalos, 25, punched experienced cabbie Ayanie Nageye in the face when he asked for payment for a late-night taxi ride. Mr Nageye, who has held a Hackney Carriage licence for eight years, had picked up Patsalos and his pals from a boozy night out in Clapham, southwest London. Patsalos ran up £31 on the meter, but before being dropped off said: 'You taxi drivers are d***heads.'

 
August 28, 2015

DAS: CURRY HOUSE BOSSES IN COURT ACCUSED OF VAT CHEAT

EAST HAM; BOW; RAINHAM A gang accused of scamming more than £1m from the public purse through two curry houses appeared in court today (fri). Mridul Das, 47, Mohammed Hoque, 43, Sheikh Hussain, 51, Kenneth Jones, 52, allegedly cheated HMRC by failing to stump up thousands in VAT payments. They allegedly failed to pay enough tax on takings at the Moza Indian Restaurant in Basildon, Essex and Memsaheb on Thames in east London. Das and Hoque ran the eateries while Jones and Hussain stepped in to act as directors to enable the fraud that ran for three and a half years, it is claimed.

 
August 28, 2015

UDDIN: ALLEGED WANNABE JIHADI FACES TRIAL NEXT YEAR

ILFORD An alleged wannabe Jihadi accused of preparing for terrorist acts in Syria faces trial in February. Mohammad Uddin, 29, is charged with engaging in conduct in preparation of terrorist acts. Uddin was charged under section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 and is accused of planning terrorist activity relating to the conflict in Syria. He spoke only to confirm his name when he appeared by video link at the Old Bailey today (Fri) wearing a white T-shirt with a black design.

 
August 28, 2015

MOHAMED: CASE DROPPED AGAINST BURQA-WEARING TERROR SUSPECT

ACTON An Old Bailey judge has withdrawn an arrest warrant for a terror suspect who fled the country disguised in a burka. Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed, 29, escaped anti-terrorism officers by fleeing from a London mosque hidden under the women's veil in November 2013. He was the subject of control orders over claims he received training and fought overseas for al-Shabaab, the Somalia-based cell of Al-Qaeda behind the attack on a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, that killed at least 67 shoppers. At the time of his disappearance he was due to stand trial for 14 breaches of a control order and six breaches of a Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measure (Tpim).

 
August 28, 2015

DOZE: REDUCED SENTENCE FOR PLUMBER WHO LURED GIRL INTO HIS VAN

ILFORD A plumber who blamed stress for luring a 12 year-old girl into his van has walked free after having his sentence almost halved. Lee Doze 33,of grinned as his sentence for coaxing the girl into his van and offering her a lift to school outside a Costcutter in Ilford last year was reduced by 14 months. Doze repeatedly drove her around the same roads in the area for nearly an hour and asked her if she had ever kissed a boy or had a boyfriend. The victim told how Doze parked up in an alleyway and asked her to get something from the back of his van and then tried to force her into the back with him.


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