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Fraudster to pay £125,000 to victim

The owner of a Romford-based mini-cab company, who persuaded an 81-year-old man to invest his life savings in his enterprise, has been ordered to pay £125,850 to the victim.

The activities of Paul Trower, 63 of Harold Hill in Romford, were brought to the attention of the Met's Safer Transport Command in 2011.

Leyton murder victim

Thomas Overton was stabbed to death
Thomas Overton was stabbed to death Credit: Met Police

A 16 year-old male from the Stratford area is appearing in custody at Stratford Youth Court on Wednesday 22nd August, accused of the murder of 18 year-old Thomas Overton in Leyton. He was stabbed to death in east London on19th August

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