Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 02 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Pitchford J and Judge Fabyan Evans

Representation Nicholas Webb (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 1 October 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Attempting to obtain property by deception - Custodial threshold - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence wrong in principle or manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of three months' imprisonment for an offence of obtaining property by deception was appropriate in the circumstances.

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