Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 510 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2452
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Hughes, Royce JJ and Judge Paget QC

Representation Martin McCarthy (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 October 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Obtaining a money transfer by deception.

The Case

Where the defendant was sentenced to two years' imprisonment after having been convicted of two offences of obtaining a money transfer by deception and one of attempting to commit the same offence, it was held that in the circumstances the sentence was excessive, and a sentence of fifteen months' imprisonment was substituted.

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