Falkirk Crime: Bogus workman Ewan McGregor jailed for scamming elderly

A bogus workman who scammed pensioners – one as old as 85 – out of thousands of pounds has been jailed for two years.

By Court reporter
Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 6:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 6:49 pm

Ewan McGregor, 34, took money for gardening work he had no intention of carrying out.

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His victims were two 72-year-old women in Grangemouth, an 85-year-old woman in Falkirk, and a 61-year-old woman in Stenhousemuir, Falkirk Sheriff Court was told.He took money for work and materials he never intended to do or order.The offences were committed between July 2020 and the third week in September last year.

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