Snooker player Stephen Lee says his guilty plea was 'honest' after he was fined £1800 for fraud this morning.
Lee sold his personal cue to a fan for £1600 but never delivered it.
Following the hearing at Swindon Magistrates a message appeared on Stephen Lee's Facebook page.
It said: "Well the guilty plead was honest as I took the money from a fan and I new (sic) that I had a plan to be out in hong kong in march to meet with him my self and hand the cue over and have a frame with him......"
Snooker player Stephen Lee has been fined £1,800 for fraud after he sold his personal cue to a fan but never sent it to him. 39 year old Lee from Trowbridge continued to play with the £1,600 cue himself.
He admitted the charge of fraud before magistrates in Swindon this morning.