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Fundraiser Guilty Of Pocketing Cash Collected For Lee Rigby’s Son

A fundraiser who pocketed cash collected for the young son of murdered soldier Lee Rigby has been found guilty of two counts of fraud.Jurors unanimously convicted Gary Gardner – who had spent profits on producing a music single he knew would be a “flop”.Leicester Crown Court heard how the fraudster spent up to £5,000 donated by the public for Jack Rigby on producing a charity music single which only raised £200.Gardner, 56, denied fraud, claiming his charity single was a flop because of “atrocious weather” at the launch event in London’s...


Published By: huffingtonpost - Thursday, 13 September, 2018