Grenfell fraud: Man jailed for £100k claim

A "manipulative" man has been jailed after claiming more than £100,000 intended for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.

A "manipulative" man has been jailed after claiming more than £100,000 intended for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Sharife Elouahabi falsely said he was staying with relatives in a flat on the 21st floor of the block where a family of five died in the blaze in 2017.

The judge said the 38-year-old "feigned symptoms" expected of a survivor.

At Isleworth Crown Court, Elouahabi, of Chelsea Manor Street, south-west London, was jailed for six years.

He had pleaded...
source: BBC

2018-11-21 17:32
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