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£125,000 Grenfell “Relief Fraud”

1 June 2018

Ben Holt today prosecuted two women, who have admitted claiming more than £125,000 in relief costs by falsely posing as victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Elaine Douglas and Tommy Brooks were put up in hotels after claiming they lived on the 19th floor of the block. They were caught when council workers discovered their flat did not exist. Sentencing has been adjourned until 13th June.

BBC report here.