Conman who made £15,000 by filing 2,000 fake claims for late trains is ordered to repay the cash

Mail Online | 1/13/2018 | Daily Mail Reporter
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A conman made £15,000 from 2,000 fake claims for late trains, a court heard.

Manish Patel, 57, filed up to ten fake ‘delay repay’ claims a day to Transport for London (TfL) after realising compensation was paid quickly.

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From March 2015, Patel started making one or two claims a day then grew ‘more and more confident’, Blackfriars Crown Court was told.

But in July, he was caught by the British Transport Police cyber crime unit and confessed to fraud by false representation.

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The court heard this week how Patel, of Thornton Heath in South London, had pocketed £14,987 in total.

He received a two-year...
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