A shop assistant from Kent who tried to con a lottery syndicate out of its £79,000 winning ticket has been sentenced to 12 months behind bars, suspended for two years.
Imran Pervais, 26, of Milton Road in Gravesend paid out just £10 to the Chatham-based syndicate. He was found guilty of fraud by false representation by a jury in March. David Johns reports.
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