Grangemouth offender pretended to be dead woman to commit bank fraud

An offender “acted with another identity” pretending to be a women – who is now deceased – so a bank would transfer £454.65 to him.

By Court Reporter
Wednesday, 9th March 2022, 12:47 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th March 2022, 5:28 pm

Edward Johnston (33) appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday having pleaded guilty fraud at Lloyds TSB, High Street, Falkirk on February 10 last year.

He also admitted possessing class A drug cocaine in Castings Avenue, Falkirk on February 19, 2021.

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Johnston appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court

Sheriff Christopher Shead deferred sentence on Johnston, 43 Clutenhove Crescent, Grangemouth to April 14 for a drug treatment and testing order assessment.

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