Ipswich thief faces jail

AN Ipswich man is facing jail for stealing more than £7,000.Alan Walker, 60, of Willoughby Road, pleaded guilty to eight counts of obtaining money be deception between December 2001 and April 2002.

AN Ipswich man is facing jail for stealing more than £7,000.

Alan Walker, 60, of Willoughby Road, pleaded guilty to eight counts of obtaining money be deception between December 2001 and April 2002.

A total of £7,379 was swindled by Walker who was paid the money for false invoices.

Ipswich Crown Court heard that Walker's actions were a "breach of trust".


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Jeremy Dugdale, mitigating, said his client realised he faced a prison sentence but said his client was in poor health and a pre-sentence report would help the court decide on the length of sentence.

The court heard that Walker had a previous conviction for a similar offence.

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Judge John Devaux ordered a pre-sentence report and released Walker on bail until week commencing January 27 when he is due to be sentenced.

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