Scammer wedding planner jailed after conning couples out of £130k to fund gambling habit

A wedding planner was today jailed for two-and-a-half years after he scammed £130,000 from dozens of couples - leaving some double booked and others in limbo with just weeks until their big day.

Craig Williamson vanished to Ibiza lying to colleagues at plush Guthrie Castle in Angus that he was visiting his father in Glasgow.

In reality he was on the run having splurged the cash on his gambling habit - spending up to £5000 a day on his addiction.

The castle's...
source: Daily Record