'Easily led' Wigan teenager locked up for card fraud
A young serial offender is behind bars after admitting a string of crimes including multiple frauds involving buying items on stolen debit cards.
Jordan Thompson, who appeared via video link from Forest Bank prison, was sentenced to 10 weeks’ custody by Wigan magistrates.
The 19-year-old pleaded guilty to six offences, four of them involving fraud and the other two being driven in a vehicle taken without consent and trespassing on the railway line.
The court heard Thompson, who was listed as having no fixed address, carried out almost identical crimes in two consecutive months when he... read more
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