Monday, 4 January 2010
Fraudster collects money in military uniform
A man has appeared in court after people in Ashton were conned by a man pretending to be a war veteran.
Liam Kissane (born 30/3/82) of no fixed abode has been charged with three counts of deception.
He appeared at Tameside Magistrates Court on 31st December and was remanded in custody.
On 29 December 2009, a man dressed in military uniform pretended to be a war veteran collecting money for the charity Help for Heroes.
He was challenged and arrested on suspicion of deception by a neighbourhood police officer. GMP
What’s the betting this individual is a heroin addict? If found guilty of this disgusting crime how about we have a whip round, fly him over to Helmand and let him try a bit of real soldiering - starting with mine clearance and bomb disposal duties. Tameside Citizen