Man stole £22k from his disabled friend, 73
A vile thief who fleeced a severely disabled elderly friend out of her savings was today behind bars.
Peter Stewart’s 73-year-old Wigan victim treated him like a member of her family and depended on him to look after her finances after her husband died and she suffered three strokes, a court heard.
I cannot believe Peter, a friend of 20 years, would do this to me Agnes Howlett But unknown to Agnes Howlett, within weeks of her bereavement Stewart started raiding her bank account. And by the time his crimes came to light in June this year he had pocketed almost £22,000.
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