Ex-councillor will only have to pay £5 back after £154k fraud

Herald Series: Ex-councillor will only have to pay £5 back after £154k fraud Ex-councillor will only have to pay £5 back after £154k fraud

DISGRACED Tory councillor John Morgan will only have to pay back £5 of more than £154,000 he stole from an elderly Alzheimer's sufferer.

At a confiscation hearing today at Oxford Crown Court a barrister for the Crown Prosecution Service said because his wife was awarded their £250,000 home in divorce proceedings the pensioner has no remaining assets.

Alan Blake, prosecuting, said it was with "regret" that the CPS had decided it could not oppose civil court proceedings which had ruled the house should belong to Morgan's wife.

Recorder Patrick Hamlin said in light of the prosecution's decision the former Wantage and Vale of White Horse councillor would have 28 days to pay a nominal sum of £5.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree