Man stole sick mum's life savings to bring internet love to UK - then found it was a scam

CONVICTED: Robin Brierley arriving at Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court

CONVICTED: Robin Brierley arriving at Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court

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A MAN who stole thousands of pounds from his sick elderly mother to bring a Ghanaian woman to the UK faces jail.

Robin Brierley, of Hankinson Road in Bournemouth, took almost £8,000 from his mother – who suffers with dementia and lives in a care home – only to find that he had fallen victim to an internet scam.

At Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court the 59-year-old admitted a single count of fraud by abuse of position after stealing almost all of Sylvia Brierley’s life savings from her account.

Prosecuting, Lisa Dytham said Mrs Brierley is 87, and suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and cancer.

The defendant’s brother, Philip, with whom he shares power of attorney, became suspicious of his activities and checked Mrs Brierley’s account at HSBC before realising £7,800 was missing, the prosecutor said.

“Following a marriage split, he became lonely and started using the internet to meet ladies,” Ms Dytham said.

“He met a lady in Ghana and sent her money for a visa and airfare, but she never came over to the UK. He was told by friends he had been scammed.”

A victim impact statement written by the defendant’s brother told of the “devastating effect” of the theft.

“My mother struggled all of her life with very little money, but would never consider doing something dishonest to get by,” he said, adding that her life savings totalled around £8,000.

Brierley’s brother said he felt “sick to the stomach” when he thought of the deception.

“It wasn’t a life or death situation – it was pure greed,” he said.

“He stole it to fund a holiday to Brazil and fly in a partner from abroad.”

Mitigating, Mark Proctor said Brierley was “at a very low point in his life”.

“He has always had the intention to repay the money taken,” he said.

But District Judge Stephen Nicholls told the defendant that he must be sentenced at crown court as he faces a prison term of more than six months.

“This court’s sentencing powers are not sufficient,” he said.

Brierley will be sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on August 1.

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5:40am Mon 21 Jul 14

Mark_Jordan says...

One born every minute.
One born every minute. Mark_Jordan
  • Score: 52

5:54am Mon 21 Jul 14

FerryFan says...

What is it with these stupid men, so many stories of blokes sending money to women who are just some username avatar on the internet, no idea who they REALLY are. A fool and his money are easily parted, only in his case it weren't his money. B*ll*nd.
What is it with these stupid men, so many stories of blokes sending money to women who are just some username avatar on the internet, no idea who they REALLY are. A fool and his money are easily parted, only in his case it weren't his money. B*ll*nd. FerryFan
  • Score: 85

6:57am Mon 21 Jul 14

bosco1 says...

Should have asked his mother and brother for help, can I borrow the money and repay it back at a later date not steal it behind there backs.No doubt theres now no love lost between the brothers.!
Should have asked his mother and brother for help, can I borrow the money and repay it back at a later date not steal it behind there backs.No doubt theres now no love lost between the brothers.! bosco1
  • Score: 49

6:59am Mon 21 Jul 14

nickynoodah says...

Robin Brierley

more like... robin b*****d
you know.
Robin Brierley more like... robin b*****d you know. nickynoodah
  • Score: 43

7:19am Mon 21 Jul 14

Lord Spring says...

nickynoodah wrote:
Robin Brierley

more like... robin b*****d
you know.
I am beginning to agree with some of your comments.
[quote][p][bold]nickynoodah[/bold] wrote: Robin Brierley more like... robin b*****d you know.[/p][/quote]I am beginning to agree with some of your comments. Lord Spring
  • Score: 34

7:32am Mon 21 Jul 14

carrrob says...

Oh dear another sucker !
Oh dear another sucker ! carrrob
  • Score: 45

7:33am Mon 21 Jul 14

MMM444 says...

Look's like he's just climbed out of a coffin, stealing off your own Mother, lowest of the low.
Look's like he's just climbed out of a coffin, stealing off your own Mother, lowest of the low. MMM444
  • Score: 55

8:21am Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

FerryFan wrote:
What is it with these stupid men, so many stories of blokes sending money to women who are just some username avatar on the internet, no idea who they REALLY are. A fool and his money are easily parted, only in his case it weren't his money. B*ll*nd.
Well put.
[quote][p][bold]FerryFan[/bold] wrote: What is it with these stupid men, so many stories of blokes sending money to women who are just some username avatar on the internet, no idea who they REALLY are. A fool and his money are easily parted, only in his case it weren't his money. B*ll*nd.[/p][/quote]Well put. Huey
  • Score: 20

8:22am Mon 21 Jul 14

Townee says...

Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases. Townee
  • Score: 46

8:28am Mon 21 Jul 14

FerryFan says...

bosco1 wrote:
Should have asked his mother and brother for help, can I borrow the money and repay it back at a later date not steal it behind there backs.No doubt theres now no love lost between the brothers.!
Trouble with that one is that he knows he would have been told to take a running jump if he told the truth about what he wanted it for!

Never would I agree to lend anyone money for the reason he wanted it, if he's that reckless about how he picks women then he'd presumably be reckless about returning it. If he didn't have that sort of money in the first place, and didn't appear to have any way of paying it back, then anyone lending it to him is as much of a fool as he is.
[quote][p][bold]bosco1[/bold] wrote: Should have asked his mother and brother for help, can I borrow the money and repay it back at a later date not steal it behind there backs.No doubt theres now no love lost between the brothers.![/p][/quote]Trouble with that one is that he knows he would have been told to take a running jump if he told the truth about what he wanted it for! Never would I agree to lend anyone money for the reason he wanted it, if he's that reckless about how he picks women then he'd presumably be reckless about returning it. If he didn't have that sort of money in the first place, and didn't appear to have any way of paying it back, then anyone lending it to him is as much of a fool as he is. FerryFan
  • Score: 30

9:14am Mon 21 Jul 14

skydriver says...

It's as well the woman never got to the UK, otherwise that's another one we would be looking after out of our taxes.
As it is we will have to pay for this idiot to be inside,he should be made to pay for his prison say .
It's as well the woman never got to the UK, otherwise that's another one we would be looking after out of our taxes. As it is we will have to pay for this idiot to be inside,he should be made to pay for his prison say . skydriver
  • Score: 35

9:20am Mon 21 Jul 14

RM says...

No fool like an old fool! Shame that his mother may miss out on things she needs because of this selfish thief.
No fool like an old fool! Shame that his mother may miss out on things she needs because of this selfish thief. RM
  • Score: 38

9:42am Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

Anyone know his contact details, I have an email from a Nigerian banker who desperately wants to get in touch with him
Anyone know his contact details, I have an email from a Nigerian banker who desperately wants to get in touch with him Huey
  • Score: 57

10:02am Mon 21 Jul 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

carrrob wrote:
Oh dear another sucker !
He didn't get to find out, she never showed up.
[quote][p][bold]carrrob[/bold] wrote: Oh dear another sucker ![/p][/quote]He didn't get to find out, she never showed up. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: 47

10:07am Mon 21 Jul 14

TimAFCB says...

I'm sure he planned to pay the money back from his winnings on the Canadian lottery.
I'm sure he planned to pay the money back from his winnings on the Canadian lottery. TimAFCB
  • Score: 40

10:54am Mon 21 Jul 14

burgerboy says...

I bet he's hoping and praying that he gets softy Wiggs for his sentencing.
(suspended sentence ,slap on the wrist and don't do it again, you naughty boy)...........
I bet he's hoping and praying that he gets softy Wiggs for his sentencing. (suspended sentence ,slap on the wrist and don't do it again, you naughty boy)........... burgerboy
  • Score: 32

11:07am Mon 21 Jul 14

speedy231278 says...

So, this gets an expected six months or more, yet people guilty of worse crimes seem to walk away with a slapped wrist. Doesn't seem to add up - not that I don't think that this cretin should be locked up, it just seems people more deserving of locking up for longer don't get custody whatsoever!
So, this gets an expected six months or more, yet people guilty of worse crimes seem to walk away with a slapped wrist. Doesn't seem to add up - not that I don't think that this cretin should be locked up, it just seems people more deserving of locking up for longer don't get custody whatsoever! speedy231278
  • Score: 26

11:08am Mon 21 Jul 14

new2it says...

Easily described in 2 words. Despicable and Idiot, just about sums him up.
Easily described in 2 words. Despicable and Idiot, just about sums him up. new2it
  • Score: 27

11:34am Mon 21 Jul 14

Marty Caine UKIP says...

So if he had to steal of his own mother to try and get this woman over to Britain, how did he intend to keep her if he had no money or was he intending to rely on the taxpayers to do that for him.
So if he had to steal of his own mother to try and get this woman over to Britain, how did he intend to keep her if he had no money or was he intending to rely on the taxpayers to do that for him. Marty Caine UKIP
  • Score: 27

11:36am Mon 21 Jul 14

Jojoj78 says...

Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.
Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge. Jojoj78
  • Score: -52

11:37am Mon 21 Jul 14

Jojoj78 says...

Lord Spring wrote:
nickynoodah wrote:
Robin Brierley

more like... robin b*****d
you know.
I am beginning to agree with some of your comments.
But you don't know him, how can you judge him
[quote][p][bold]Lord Spring[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]nickynoodah[/bold] wrote: Robin Brierley more like... robin b*****d you know.[/p][/quote]I am beginning to agree with some of your comments.[/p][/quote]But you don't know him, how can you judge him Jojoj78
  • Score: -42

11:40am Mon 21 Jul 14

Jojoj78 says...

Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation
[quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation Jojoj78
  • Score: -33

11:40am Mon 21 Jul 14

Jojoj78 says...

Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation
[quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation Jojoj78
  • Score: -27

12:57pm Mon 21 Jul 14

BournemouthMum says...

Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
It isn't just men - women are far more likely to fall for such scams. I have a friend - a 55 year old who's desperate to meet a man. She was chatting to 'a lovely man' she met on a dating site who went on to tell her about his very sick daughter who needed treatment abroad and would she send £800 to cover the airfare - she fell for it! Once she paid the money (he'd probably been scamming tons of other women at the same time) she never heard from him again. She's too embarrassed to go to the police.

People can be such fools at times.
[quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]It isn't just men - women are far more likely to fall for such scams. I have a friend - a 55 year old who's desperate to meet a man. She was chatting to 'a lovely man' she met on a dating site who went on to tell her about his very sick daughter who needed treatment abroad and would she send £800 to cover the airfare - she fell for it! Once she paid the money (he'd probably been scamming tons of other women at the same time) she never heard from him again. She's too embarrassed to go to the police. People can be such fools at times. BournemouthMum
  • Score: 18

1:04pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Sossijsarny says...

Makes you wonder what else this man has been up to huh. What a sad act!!
Makes you wonder what else this man has been up to huh. What a sad act!! Sossijsarny
  • Score: 17

1:59pm Mon 21 Jul 14

justsayithowitis says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation
I agree that people don't know in general what they would do in different situations but I would like to think that they wouldn't steal nearly £8000 from their ill mother whatever the situation was
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation[/p][/quote]I agree that people don't know in general what they would do in different situations but I would like to think that they wouldn't steal nearly £8000 from their ill mother whatever the situation was justsayithowitis
  • Score: 27

2:18pm Mon 21 Jul 14

FerryFan says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation
I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation[/p][/quote]I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion. FerryFan
  • Score: 16

2:24pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.
If we don't know know the full story then please enlighten us.
DID he steal money from your sick granny or not?
That is crime he has been convicted of and will be judged upon.
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.[/p][/quote]If we don't know know the full story then please enlighten us. DID he steal money from your sick granny or not? That is crime he has been convicted of and will be judged upon. Huey
  • Score: 17

2:27pm Mon 21 Jul 14

hamworthygirl says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.
Im sorry for you this must be hard for the family but he was silly and had not thought for you and the rest of the family. Having had the experience of seeing someone close to me and their family have to pick up the pieces and expense of a similar situation im afraid i think that your dad was selfish and not thinking of you.
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.[/p][/quote]Im sorry for you this must be hard for the family but he was silly and had not thought for you and the rest of the family. Having had the experience of seeing someone close to me and their family have to pick up the pieces and expense of a similar situation im afraid i think that your dad was selfish and not thinking of you. hamworthygirl
  • Score: 20

2:45pm Mon 21 Jul 14

nickynoodah says...

After posting on here for nearly 20 years
the thought of bedsit George beginning to like me
has made me feel so sad
please don't give me thumbs up
I am the champion when it comes to thumbs down (94) you know
I am so sad to day
I think I will go and rob my granny
I will start myself off with a thumbs down you know.
After posting on here for nearly 20 years the thought of bedsit George beginning to like me has made me feel so sad please don't give me thumbs up I am the champion when it comes to thumbs down (94) you know I am so sad to day I think I will go and rob my granny I will start myself off with a thumbs down you know. nickynoodah
  • Score: 1

3:23pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Marty Caine UKIP says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.
I do feel for you JoJo78 but I don't think anyone is actually judging him, they are merely stating facts that you have chosen to ignore. When he stole the life savings off your ill grandmother, he did so without any thought for you or any other family members, it was done on purely for selfish reasons. People here can see that and are making comments that you find hurtful, but the facts still remain the facts. I hope you and your family can find a way to forgive him for what he has done because he is afterall family, but if he had been a stranger I am sure your thoughts would be no different to anyone elses.

Good luck with getting through what must be a horrible time for you and your family and never forget that todays news is tomorrow's chip wrappings. Sometimes you are simply better off not reading them when you are directly involved.
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.[/p][/quote]I do feel for you JoJo78 but I don't think anyone is actually judging him, they are merely stating facts that you have chosen to ignore. When he stole the life savings off your ill grandmother, he did so without any thought for you or any other family members, it was done on purely for selfish reasons. People here can see that and are making comments that you find hurtful, but the facts still remain the facts. I hope you and your family can find a way to forgive him for what he has done because he is afterall family, but if he had been a stranger I am sure your thoughts would be no different to anyone elses. Good luck with getting through what must be a horrible time for you and your family and never forget that todays news is tomorrow's chip wrappings. Sometimes you are simply better off not reading them when you are directly involved. Marty Caine UKIP
  • Score: 13

3:54pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Ms daisy says...

I feel sorry for jojoj78 it must be awful having her dad plastered over the news today. We sometimes forget the families involved in these strories not just Mrs Brierley who was robbed but the rest of the family that are effected by another family members actions.
I feel sorry for jojoj78 it must be awful having her dad plastered over the news today. We sometimes forget the families involved in these strories not just Mrs Brierley who was robbed but the rest of the family that are effected by another family members actions. Ms daisy
  • Score: 9

4:09pm Mon 21 Jul 14

SeafaringMan says...

Lord Spring wrote:
nickynoodah wrote:
Robin Brierley

more like... robin b*****d
you know.
I am beginning to agree with some of your comments.
Yeah,. worrying isn't it!
[quote][p][bold]Lord Spring[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]nickynoodah[/bold] wrote: Robin Brierley more like... robin b*****d you know.[/p][/quote]I am beginning to agree with some of your comments.[/p][/quote]Yeah,. worrying isn't it! SeafaringMan
  • Score: 2

4:27pm Mon 21 Jul 14

justsayithowitis says...

Ms daisy wrote:
I feel sorry for jojoj78 it must be awful having her dad plastered over the news today. We sometimes forget the families involved in these strories not just Mrs Brierley who was robbed but the rest of the family that are effected by another family members actions.
Of course she is in a difficult situation and it's through no fault of her own but the best thing she could do is keep quiet and not complain because other people think stealing off your ill mother is not the way to behave
[quote][p][bold]Ms daisy[/bold] wrote: I feel sorry for jojoj78 it must be awful having her dad plastered over the news today. We sometimes forget the families involved in these strories not just Mrs Brierley who was robbed but the rest of the family that are effected by another family members actions.[/p][/quote]Of course she is in a difficult situation and it's through no fault of her own but the best thing she could do is keep quiet and not complain because other people think stealing off your ill mother is not the way to behave justsayithowitis
  • Score: 11

5:27pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Jojoj78 says...

FerryFan wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation
I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.
You have no idea what I have said to my dad. I have put on here that what he done is wrong, yes my nan is ill and doesn't deserve what happened, but are you really telling me that you wouldn't stand by someone in your family.? If you would than that is selfish and horrible, people need supporting to get through it and make up for their mistake. Hope you family would stand by you , if they ever needed too.
[quote][p][bold]FerryFan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation[/p][/quote]I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.[/p][/quote]You have no idea what I have said to my dad. I have put on here that what he done is wrong, yes my nan is ill and doesn't deserve what happened, but are you really telling me that you wouldn't stand by someone in your family.? If you would than that is selfish and horrible, people need supporting to get through it and make up for their mistake. Hope you family would stand by you , if they ever needed too. Jojoj78
  • Score: -8

5:31pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Jojoj78 says...

justsayithowitis wrote:
Ms daisy wrote:
I feel sorry for jojoj78 it must be awful having her dad plastered over the news today. We sometimes forget the families involved in these strories not just Mrs Brierley who was robbed but the rest of the family that are effected by another family members actions.
Of course she is in a difficult situation and it's through no fault of her own but the best thing she could do is keep quiet and not complain because other people think stealing off your ill mother is not the way to behave
Yes it has been awful having my dad all over the front of the echo and I really hope one of you ever have to walk into a shop and see what I saw this morning. Everyone has put their comments on here so why can't i? I know my nan is ill, but I can't change what he did (I really wish I could). Please respect me for saying something, I'm hurting and don't want my dad being slagged off (even if he is on the wrong)
[quote][p][bold]justsayithowitis[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Ms daisy[/bold] wrote: I feel sorry for jojoj78 it must be awful having her dad plastered over the news today. We sometimes forget the families involved in these strories not just Mrs Brierley who was robbed but the rest of the family that are effected by another family members actions.[/p][/quote]Of course she is in a difficult situation and it's through no fault of her own but the best thing she could do is keep quiet and not complain because other people think stealing off your ill mother is not the way to behave[/p][/quote]Yes it has been awful having my dad all over the front of the echo and I really hope one of you ever have to walk into a shop and see what I saw this morning. Everyone has put their comments on here so why can't i? I know my nan is ill, but I can't change what he did (I really wish I could). Please respect me for saying something, I'm hurting and don't want my dad being slagged off (even if he is on the wrong) Jojoj78
  • Score: 1

5:50pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

Huey wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.
If we don't know know the full story then please enlighten us.
DID he steal money from your sick granny or not?
That is crime he has been convicted of and will be judged upon.
Still waiting for the "full story".....
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.[/p][/quote]If we don't know know the full story then please enlighten us. DID he steal money from your sick granny or not? That is crime he has been convicted of and will be judged upon.[/p][/quote]Still waiting for the "full story"..... Huey
  • Score: 4

5:51pm Mon 21 Jul 14

nickynoodah says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
justsayithowitis wrote:
Ms daisy wrote:
I feel sorry for jojoj78 it must be awful having her dad plastered over the news today. We sometimes forget the families involved in these strories not just Mrs Brierley who was robbed but the rest of the family that are effected by another family members actions.
Of course she is in a difficult situation and it's through no fault of her own but the best thing she could do is keep quiet and not complain because other people think stealing off your ill mother is not the way to behave
Yes it has been awful having my dad all over the front of the echo and I really hope one of you ever have to walk into a shop and see what I saw this morning. Everyone has put their comments on here so why can't i? I know my nan is ill, but I can't change what he did (I really wish I could). Please respect me for saying something, I'm hurting and don't want my dad being slagged off (even if he is on the wrong)
Despicable act what the low life robbed off of her
hang him by his toe nails
you know you want to.
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]justsayithowitis[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Ms daisy[/bold] wrote: I feel sorry for jojoj78 it must be awful having her dad plastered over the news today. We sometimes forget the families involved in these strories not just Mrs Brierley who was robbed but the rest of the family that are effected by another family members actions.[/p][/quote]Of course she is in a difficult situation and it's through no fault of her own but the best thing she could do is keep quiet and not complain because other people think stealing off your ill mother is not the way to behave[/p][/quote]Yes it has been awful having my dad all over the front of the echo and I really hope one of you ever have to walk into a shop and see what I saw this morning. Everyone has put their comments on here so why can't i? I know my nan is ill, but I can't change what he did (I really wish I could). Please respect me for saying something, I'm hurting and don't want my dad being slagged off (even if he is on the wrong)[/p][/quote]Despicable act what the low life robbed off of her hang him by his toe nails you know you want to. nickynoodah
  • Score: -4

6:01pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.
No one is judging him!
Well not till the 1st of August anyway....
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: Yes he was stupid for doing it, but why do you all have to judge him? He made a massive mistake and wanted to put it right but couldn't. He felt ashamed and felt he couldn't ask his family. I am his daughter and my and my siblings will support him every step of the way. Slagging him off and calling him names is really hurtful. You don't know the full story so please don't judge.[/p][/quote]No one is judging him! Well not till the 1st of August anyway.... Huey
  • Score: 4

6:03pm Mon 21 Jul 14

FerryFan says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
FerryFan wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation
I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.
You have no idea what I have said to my dad. I have put on here that what he done is wrong, yes my nan is ill and doesn't deserve what happened, but are you really telling me that you wouldn't stand by someone in your family.? If you would than that is selfish and horrible, people need supporting to get through it and make up for their mistake. Hope you family would stand by you , if they ever needed too.
No I would not stand by them if they did what your dad did, and I wouldn't expect them to stand by me if I stole from them and got caught. I doubt they would anyway, I would be shame and embarrassment to them if I got caught doing stuff like this, too right I would. Who are you to come on here and throw judgement at others when yours is the judgement that needs questioning, it looks like it is dire need of it. Stop throwing your teddies and look at the full picture darling before having a go at what your father did. If this makes the national press, there is a lot more where this comes from in this comments section, and you will find the majority of people think your dad is a piece of scum.
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FerryFan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation[/p][/quote]I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.[/p][/quote]You have no idea what I have said to my dad. I have put on here that what he done is wrong, yes my nan is ill and doesn't deserve what happened, but are you really telling me that you wouldn't stand by someone in your family.? If you would than that is selfish and horrible, people need supporting to get through it and make up for their mistake. Hope you family would stand by you , if they ever needed too.[/p][/quote]No I would not stand by them if they did what your dad did, and I wouldn't expect them to stand by me if I stole from them and got caught. I doubt they would anyway, I would be shame and embarrassment to them if I got caught doing stuff like this, too right I would. Who are you to come on here and throw judgement at others when yours is the judgement that needs questioning, it looks like it is dire need of it. Stop throwing your teddies and look at the full picture darling before having a go at what your father did. If this makes the national press, there is a lot more where this comes from in this comments section, and you will find the majority of people think your dad is a piece of scum. FerryFan
  • Score: 9

6:29pm Mon 21 Jul 14

westbaywonder says...

Total mug, and his little plan came back and bit him in the arse!! LOL!
Stealing from his Mother in order to hopefully get his jollys off, DIRTY BOY, should be ashamed, Sad very sad.
Total mug, and his little plan came back and bit him in the arse!! LOL! Stealing from his Mother in order to hopefully get his jollys off, DIRTY BOY, should be ashamed, Sad very sad. westbaywonder
  • Score: 8

6:31pm Mon 21 Jul 14

AdamSFC says...

FerryFan wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
FerryFan wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation
I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.
You have no idea what I have said to my dad. I have put on here that what he done is wrong, yes my nan is ill and doesn't deserve what happened, but are you really telling me that you wouldn't stand by someone in your family.? If you would than that is selfish and horrible, people need supporting to get through it and make up for their mistake. Hope you family would stand by you , if they ever needed too.
No I would not stand by them if they did what your dad did, and I wouldn't expect them to stand by me if I stole from them and got caught. I doubt they would anyway, I would be shame and embarrassment to them if I got caught doing stuff like this, too right I would. Who are you to come on here and throw judgement at others when yours is the judgement that needs questioning, it looks like it is dire need of it. Stop throwing your teddies and look at the full picture darling before having a go at what your father did. If this makes the national press, there is a lot more where this comes from in this comments section, and you will find the majority of people think your dad is a piece of scum.
Ferryfan, people like you physically repulse me, you don't really feel for the woman who was robbed, I'd be surprised if you had an empathetic bone in your body. You just love to wallow in your own self satisfied smugness and sense of superiority, I imagine it makes you feel better about your own shortcomings and insecurities to berate other people. What gave you the right to be the moral arbiter of society? People like you bring nothing positive to society you parasite.
[quote][p][bold]FerryFan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FerryFan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation[/p][/quote]I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.[/p][/quote]You have no idea what I have said to my dad. I have put on here that what he done is wrong, yes my nan is ill and doesn't deserve what happened, but are you really telling me that you wouldn't stand by someone in your family.? If you would than that is selfish and horrible, people need supporting to get through it and make up for their mistake. Hope you family would stand by you , if they ever needed too.[/p][/quote]No I would not stand by them if they did what your dad did, and I wouldn't expect them to stand by me if I stole from them and got caught. I doubt they would anyway, I would be shame and embarrassment to them if I got caught doing stuff like this, too right I would. Who are you to come on here and throw judgement at others when yours is the judgement that needs questioning, it looks like it is dire need of it. Stop throwing your teddies and look at the full picture darling before having a go at what your father did. If this makes the national press, there is a lot more where this comes from in this comments section, and you will find the majority of people think your dad is a piece of scum.[/p][/quote]Ferryfan, people like you physically repulse me, you don't really feel for the woman who was robbed, I'd be surprised if you had an empathetic bone in your body. You just love to wallow in your own self satisfied smugness and sense of superiority, I imagine it makes you feel better about your own shortcomings and insecurities to berate other people. What gave you the right to be the moral arbiter of society? People like you bring nothing positive to society you parasite. AdamSFC
  • Score: 0

6:59pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

AdamSFC wrote:
FerryFan wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
FerryFan wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation
I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.
You have no idea what I have said to my dad. I have put on here that what he done is wrong, yes my nan is ill and doesn't deserve what happened, but are you really telling me that you wouldn't stand by someone in your family.? If you would than that is selfish and horrible, people need supporting to get through it and make up for their mistake. Hope you family would stand by you , if they ever needed too.
No I would not stand by them if they did what your dad did, and I wouldn't expect them to stand by me if I stole from them and got caught. I doubt they would anyway, I would be shame and embarrassment to them if I got caught doing stuff like this, too right I would. Who are you to come on here and throw judgement at others when yours is the judgement that needs questioning, it looks like it is dire need of it. Stop throwing your teddies and look at the full picture darling before having a go at what your father did. If this makes the national press, there is a lot more where this comes from in this comments section, and you will find the majority of people think your dad is a piece of scum.
Ferryfan, people like you physically repulse me, you don't really feel for the woman who was robbed, I'd be surprised if you had an empathetic bone in your body. You just love to wallow in your own self satisfied smugness and sense of superiority, I imagine it makes you feel better about your own shortcomings and insecurities to berate other people. What gave you the right to be the moral arbiter of society? People like you bring nothing positive to society you parasite.
No he is correct.
Stealing from the elderly is abhorrent.
Stealing from the sick is itself sickening.
Stealing from the woman who brought you into this world is beneath contempt.
You may disagree but that says more about you than your post does.
[quote][p][bold]AdamSFC[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FerryFan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FerryFan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation[/p][/quote]I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.[/p][/quote]You have no idea what I have said to my dad. I have put on here that what he done is wrong, yes my nan is ill and doesn't deserve what happened, but are you really telling me that you wouldn't stand by someone in your family.? If you would than that is selfish and horrible, people need supporting to get through it and make up for their mistake. Hope you family would stand by you , if they ever needed too.[/p][/quote]No I would not stand by them if they did what your dad did, and I wouldn't expect them to stand by me if I stole from them and got caught. I doubt they would anyway, I would be shame and embarrassment to them if I got caught doing stuff like this, too right I would. Who are you to come on here and throw judgement at others when yours is the judgement that needs questioning, it looks like it is dire need of it. Stop throwing your teddies and look at the full picture darling before having a go at what your father did. If this makes the national press, there is a lot more where this comes from in this comments section, and you will find the majority of people think your dad is a piece of scum.[/p][/quote]Ferryfan, people like you physically repulse me, you don't really feel for the woman who was robbed, I'd be surprised if you had an empathetic bone in your body. You just love to wallow in your own self satisfied smugness and sense of superiority, I imagine it makes you feel better about your own shortcomings and insecurities to berate other people. What gave you the right to be the moral arbiter of society? People like you bring nothing positive to society you parasite.[/p][/quote]No he is correct. Stealing from the elderly is abhorrent. Stealing from the sick is itself sickening. Stealing from the woman who brought you into this world is beneath contempt. You may disagree but that says more about you than your post does. Huey
  • Score: 16

7:09pm Mon 21 Jul 14

BournemouthMum says...

I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least.

Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.
I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least. Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned. BournemouthMum
  • Score: -5

7:16pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

BournemouthMum wrote:
I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least.

Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.
Give us the full facts then
[quote][p][bold]BournemouthMum[/bold] wrote: I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least. Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.[/p][/quote]Give us the full facts then Huey
  • Score: -1

7:18pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

Huey wrote:
BournemouthMum wrote:
I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least.

Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.
Give us the full facts then
Can't wait for the justification!
Did his mum and brother stand by him?
NO
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BournemouthMum[/bold] wrote: I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least. Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.[/p][/quote]Give us the full facts then[/p][/quote]Can't wait for the justification! Did his mum and brother stand by him? NO Huey
  • Score: 2

7:18pm Mon 21 Jul 14

skydriver says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
Lord Spring wrote:
nickynoodah wrote:
Robin Brierley

more like... robin b*****d
you know.
I am beginning to agree with some of your comments.
But you don't know him, how can you judge him
I don't wish to know a thief who steals from anyone let alone his mother..
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Lord Spring[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]nickynoodah[/bold] wrote: Robin Brierley more like... robin b*****d you know.[/p][/quote]I am beginning to agree with some of your comments.[/p][/quote]But you don't know him, how can you judge him[/p][/quote]I don't wish to know a thief who steals from anyone let alone his mother.. skydriver
  • Score: 5

7:22pm Mon 21 Jul 14

nickynoodah says...

Just got back from me grannies
I robbed her handbag off of her
all it contained was 25 zloty's
and a faded picture of Pilsudski.
Just got back from me grannies I robbed her handbag off of her all it contained was 25 zloty's and a faded picture of Pilsudski. nickynoodah
  • Score: 0

7:24pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Jojoj78 says...

Huey wrote:
BournemouthMum wrote:
I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least.

Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.
Give us the full facts then
Thank you. I didn't want to start an argument and maybe I shouldnt have said somethings that i did. I want people to know that believe it or not he is a lovely man. He hasn't and wont so anything like this again. Yes my nan is ill and didn't/doesn't deserve this ans I really wiah I could turn the clock back but I cant. There is nothing I can do, standing by him and getting the money back is what I will do. Sorry if you dont like the fact that I am standing by him. I hope none of you ever have to face anything like this. X
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]BournemouthMum[/bold] wrote: I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least. Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.[/p][/quote]Give us the full facts then[/p][/quote]Thank you. I didn't want to start an argument and maybe I shouldnt have said somethings that i did. I want people to know that believe it or not he is a lovely man. He hasn't and wont so anything like this again. Yes my nan is ill and didn't/doesn't deserve this ans I really wiah I could turn the clock back but I cant. There is nothing I can do, standing by him and getting the money back is what I will do. Sorry if you dont like the fact that I am standing by him. I hope none of you ever have to face anything like this. X Jojoj78
  • Score: -2

7:29pm Mon 21 Jul 14

ceri91 says...

This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this. ceri91
  • Score: 17

7:30pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

BournemouthMum wrote:
I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least.

Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.
Wait till you are in dementia home and your kid robs you because you brain is shot and you don't know what the heck is going on.
Then let us see how you feel, although you would not be able to remember details just a sense of intense paranoia.
I have been to these wards as part of my job.
Many sufferers mistakenly think people ARE out to steal their belongings, it comes with the condition and it is very upsetting just to witness someone in that state of permanent distress.
He might have been a good father but so are many scumbags.
He deserves the stick he gets on here plus whatever the judge gives him next month.
He knew the risk she he STOLE HER MONEY
[quote][p][bold]BournemouthMum[/bold] wrote: I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least. Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.[/p][/quote]Wait till you are in dementia home and your kid robs you because you brain is shot and you don't know what the heck is going on. Then let us see how you feel, although you would not be able to remember details just a sense of intense paranoia. I have been to these wards as part of my job. Many sufferers mistakenly think people ARE out to steal their belongings, it comes with the condition and it is very upsetting just to witness someone in that state of permanent distress. He might have been a good father but so are many scumbags. He deserves the stick he gets on here plus whatever the judge gives him next month. He knew the risk she he STOLE HER MONEY Huey
  • Score: 6

7:52pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Jojoj78 says...

ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho
[quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho Jojoj78
  • Score: 0

7:54pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
Ha!
Talk to jojo78 at the next family get together.
It's bound to be a memorable occasion.
[quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]Ha! Talk to jojo78 at the next family get together. It's bound to be a memorable occasion. Huey
  • Score: 4

7:56pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Lord Spring says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
Lord Spring wrote:
nickynoodah wrote:
Robin Brierley

more like... robin b*****d
you know.
I am beginning to agree with some of your comments.
But you don't know him, how can you judge him
You are right I don't know him, neither do the magistrates it was left for them to decide.
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Lord Spring[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]nickynoodah[/bold] wrote: Robin Brierley more like... robin b*****d you know.[/p][/quote]I am beginning to agree with some of your comments.[/p][/quote]But you don't know him, how can you judge him[/p][/quote]You are right I don't know him, neither do the magistrates it was left for them to decide. Lord Spring
  • Score: 5

7:58pm Mon 21 Jul 14

FerryFan says...

AdamSFC wrote:
FerryFan wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
FerryFan wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation
I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.
You have no idea what I have said to my dad. I have put on here that what he done is wrong, yes my nan is ill and doesn't deserve what happened, but are you really telling me that you wouldn't stand by someone in your family.? If you would than that is selfish and horrible, people need supporting to get through it and make up for their mistake. Hope you family would stand by you , if they ever needed too.
No I would not stand by them if they did what your dad did, and I wouldn't expect them to stand by me if I stole from them and got caught. I doubt they would anyway, I would be shame and embarrassment to them if I got caught doing stuff like this, too right I would. Who are you to come on here and throw judgement at others when yours is the judgement that needs questioning, it looks like it is dire need of it. Stop throwing your teddies and look at the full picture darling before having a go at what your father did. If this makes the national press, there is a lot more where this comes from in this comments section, and you will find the majority of people think your dad is a piece of scum.
Ferryfan, people like you physically repulse me, you don't really feel for the woman who was robbed, I'd be surprised if you had an empathetic bone in your body. You just love to wallow in your own self satisfied smugness and sense of superiority, I imagine it makes you feel better about your own shortcomings and insecurities to berate other people. What gave you the right to be the moral arbiter of society? People like you bring nothing positive to society you parasite.
Calm down dear!!!
[quote][p][bold]AdamSFC[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FerryFan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FerryFan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation[/p][/quote]I've been in some extremely difficult situations in my life, which I won't go into on here. So have a lot of people posting here, they don't go on the nick like this. If he got scammed, his own fault, you may be his daughter but so what, he's still a bl**dy thief, you sticking up for him makes you as bad as him in my opinion.[/p][/quote]You have no idea what I have said to my dad. I have put on here that what he done is wrong, yes my nan is ill and doesn't deserve what happened, but are you really telling me that you wouldn't stand by someone in your family.? If you would than that is selfish and horrible, people need supporting to get through it and make up for their mistake. Hope you family would stand by you , if they ever needed too.[/p][/quote]No I would not stand by them if they did what your dad did, and I wouldn't expect them to stand by me if I stole from them and got caught. I doubt they would anyway, I would be shame and embarrassment to them if I got caught doing stuff like this, too right I would. Who are you to come on here and throw judgement at others when yours is the judgement that needs questioning, it looks like it is dire need of it. Stop throwing your teddies and look at the full picture darling before having a go at what your father did. If this makes the national press, there is a lot more where this comes from in this comments section, and you will find the majority of people think your dad is a piece of scum.[/p][/quote]Ferryfan, people like you physically repulse me, you don't really feel for the woman who was robbed, I'd be surprised if you had an empathetic bone in your body. You just love to wallow in your own self satisfied smugness and sense of superiority, I imagine it makes you feel better about your own shortcomings and insecurities to berate other people. What gave you the right to be the moral arbiter of society? People like you bring nothing positive to society you parasite.[/p][/quote]Calm down dear!!! FerryFan
  • Score: 3

8:02pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Jojoj78 says...

ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho
[quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho Jojoj78
  • Score: 0

8:56pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho
If he can prove it he would have done in court.
Still tell us the truth as you see it....?
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho[/p][/quote]If he can prove it he would have done in court. Still tell us the truth as you see it....? Huey
  • Score: 2

9:48pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

Huey wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho
If he can prove it he would have done in court.
Still tell us the truth as you see it....?
Still waiting...
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho[/p][/quote]If he can prove it he would have done in court. Still tell us the truth as you see it....?[/p][/quote]Still waiting... Huey
  • Score: -2

10:21pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Chief-Wiggum says...

What goes around comes around, he ripped off his own mum and in turn got ripped off by someone else! Disgusting behaviour and now he is going to pay the price for it.
What goes around comes around, he ripped off his own mum and in turn got ripped off by someone else! Disgusting behaviour and now he is going to pay the price for it. Chief-Wiggum
  • Score: 11

10:21pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho
Face facts your dad is a SCUMBAG
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho[/p][/quote]Face facts your dad is a SCUMBAG Huey
  • Score: -1

10:58pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Huey says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho
You are as deluded as your old man.
Hope you don't end up locked up as well
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho[/p][/quote]You are as deluded as your old man. Hope you don't end up locked up as well Huey
  • Score: -5

11:09pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Chief-Wiggum says...

Huey wrote:
Jojoj78 wrote:
ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho
You are as deluded as your old man.
Hope you don't end up locked up as well
This is someones dad, have a small amount of respect they didn't ask for this to happen. No parent is perfect.
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]he didn't take money for the holiday and I know he can prove that. Its still not right tho[/p][/quote]You are as deluded as your old man. Hope you don't end up locked up as well[/p][/quote]This is someones dad, have a small amount of respect they didn't ask for this to happen. No parent is perfect. Chief-Wiggum
  • Score: 5

11:38pm Mon 21 Jul 14

Sossijsarny says...

This is the man that my mum is unfortunately married to. he went online to find a woman because his marriage had broken up? The marriage broke up because of him finding women on the internet (while in the same room as my mum) along with other things that I will personally make sure come out. The fella seems to have a problem with controlling sexual urges. Wrongun!!
This is the man that my mum is unfortunately married to. he went online to find a woman because his marriage had broken up? The marriage broke up because of him finding women on the internet (while in the same room as my mum) along with other things that I will personally make sure come out. The fella seems to have a problem with controlling sexual urges. Wrongun!! Sossijsarny
  • Score: 9

12:37am Tue 22 Jul 14

HRH of Boscombe says...

BournemouthMum wrote:
I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least.

Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.
I agree. The shame within his own family is should be enough but I can't defend someone who steals from their elderly mum.
[quote][p][bold]BournemouthMum[/bold] wrote: I think people are being a bit harsh on the poor fella. Let him without sin cast the first stone... etc. It's easy to be sanctimonious without knowing the chap and the circumstances that led to his offence. The Echo has only reported bits and pieces of the story - not the full facts as would have been outlined in court. The fact that his family (children) are standing by him indicates he must be a good father at least. Give the guy a break. He's on the front page and has been shamed, that's punishment enough as far as I'm concerned.[/p][/quote]I agree. The shame within his own family is should be enough but I can't defend someone who steals from their elderly mum. HRH of Boscombe
  • Score: 4

12:39am Tue 22 Jul 14

FerryFan says...

I would like to add to the discussion that I come from a family of medical professionals who care for dementia sufferers, and I myself have been in the care industry before injury made me change jobs. So with regard to certain remarks above, I think with my family background in dementia care, yes they blinkin well would give me a hard time if I did something like this, and I would not want anything to do with a family member that stole off a dementia sufferer in the family if they are the ones who are the professionals. So I am in every position to make the remarks I made.

My family would disown me if I did anything like this.
I would like to add to the discussion that I come from a family of medical professionals who care for dementia sufferers, and I myself have been in the care industry before injury made me change jobs. So with regard to certain remarks above, I think with my family background in dementia care, yes they blinkin well would give me a hard time if I did something like this, and I would not want anything to do with a family member that stole off a dementia sufferer in the family if they are the ones who are the professionals. So I am in every position to make the remarks I made. My family would disown me if I did anything like this. FerryFan
  • Score: 5

7:35am Tue 22 Jul 14

nickynoodah says...

Look at the state of him
He didn't spend the robbed money on fresh fruit and veg
steak or topside or even steak pies
sea bass or salmon
clothes or the gym
the little thief is wasting away
you know it is.
Look at the state of him He didn't spend the robbed money on fresh fruit and veg steak or topside or even steak pies sea bass or salmon clothes or the gym the little thief is wasting away you know it is. nickynoodah
  • Score: -1

12:23pm Tue 22 Jul 14

RM says...

This story is in the Mirror today. More angst for the family.
This story is in the Mirror today. More angst for the family. RM
  • Score: 6

4:12pm Tue 22 Jul 14

retry69 says...

Nicky ! will you stop,using these different usernames it's getting confusing
Nicky ! will you stop,using these different usernames it's getting confusing retry69
  • Score: 4

4:13pm Tue 22 Jul 14

pw1008 says...

He not in mirror
He not in mirror pw1008
  • Score: 2

2:49am Wed 23 Jul 14

onwheels says...

FerryFan wrote:
I would like to add to the discussion that I come from a family of medical professionals who care for dementia sufferers, and I myself have been in the care industry before injury made me change jobs. So with regard to certain remarks above, I think with my family background in dementia care, yes they blinkin well would give me a hard time if I did something like this, and I would not want anything to do with a family member that stole off a dementia sufferer in the family if they are the ones who are the professionals. So I am in every position to make the remarks I made.

My family would disown me if I did anything like this.
What kind of low life scrounger who is in a position of trust as power of attorney over his Mother's savings can fraudulently take money for whatever reason. Now this awful crime is out in the open, we can all judge but at the end of the day I am sure this man didn't feel any shame or remorse when he got his dirty fingers on the easy access lump of his Mother's money. He doesn't deserve anyone to feel sorry for him. I would feel utter disgust if I was unfortunately a member of his family. I certainly wouldn't be a doting daughter. He may well have some nice qualities that we no nothing of, but after this crime he deserves no less than a harsh sentence behind bars. He won't get any respect in there! Roll on 1st August! Let's see what judge & jury decide of this deceitful thief with no respect for anyone but himself. If he can commit this type crime what else is he capable of? He may well even have history of being a known local criminal. Meanwhile his own family are left in turmoil & tears with mixed emotions, let alone a very sick Mother who has no idea of what this evil son has done.
[quote][p][bold]FerryFan[/bold] wrote: I would like to add to the discussion that I come from a family of medical professionals who care for dementia sufferers, and I myself have been in the care industry before injury made me change jobs. So with regard to certain remarks above, I think with my family background in dementia care, yes they blinkin well would give me a hard time if I did something like this, and I would not want anything to do with a family member that stole off a dementia sufferer in the family if they are the ones who are the professionals. So I am in every position to make the remarks I made. My family would disown me if I did anything like this.[/p][/quote]What kind of low life scrounger who is in a position of trust as power of attorney over his Mother's savings can fraudulently take money for whatever reason. Now this awful crime is out in the open, we can all judge but at the end of the day I am sure this man didn't feel any shame or remorse when he got his dirty fingers on the easy access lump of his Mother's money. He doesn't deserve anyone to feel sorry for him. I would feel utter disgust if I was unfortunately a member of his family. I certainly wouldn't be a doting daughter. He may well have some nice qualities that we no nothing of, but after this crime he deserves no less than a harsh sentence behind bars. He won't get any respect in there! Roll on 1st August! Let's see what judge & jury decide of this deceitful thief with no respect for anyone but himself. If he can commit this type crime what else is he capable of? He may well even have history of being a known local criminal. Meanwhile his own family are left in turmoil & tears with mixed emotions, let alone a very sick Mother who has no idea of what this evil son has done. onwheels
  • Score: 4

4:31am Wed 23 Jul 14

onwheels says...

Huey wrote:
ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
Ha!
Talk to jojo78 at the next family get together.
It's bound to be a memorable occasion.
Ahh now a bit more comes out as a nephew & niece both agree that their Uncle has been taking money from his own Mother on more than one occasion. This is something that Robin Brierley obviously doesn't feel ashamed of! I hope the Police are aware that this was never a one off incident. So it is possible that their have been multiple occasions & even more likely over many years. The light fingered dirty rat could of not just stolen from his Mother but any one else who is easy prey at any opportunity.
If he does go down for this he won't be lonely with so many people who are also criminals. Heaven forbid he learns how to
move on to Debit & Credit card fraud. Ladies lock your handbags.
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]Ha! Talk to jojo78 at the next family get together. It's bound to be a memorable occasion.[/p][/quote]Ahh now a bit more comes out as a nephew & niece both agree that their Uncle has been taking money from his own Mother on more than one occasion. This is something that Robin Brierley obviously doesn't feel ashamed of! I hope the Police are aware that this was never a one off incident. So it is possible that their have been multiple occasions & even more likely over many years. The light fingered dirty rat could of not just stolen from his Mother but any one else who is easy prey at any opportunity. If he does go down for this he won't be lonely with so many people who are also criminals. Heaven forbid he learns how to move on to Debit & Credit card fraud. Ladies lock your handbags. onwheels
  • Score: 9

1:23pm Wed 23 Jul 14

BarneyWainwright says...

It's a shame he was scammed.

I found my wife on the internet. She wasn't what I expected, she's about 6ft 9 inches tall, broad and really strong. I bought her off Amazon...
It's a shame he was scammed. I found my wife on the internet. She wasn't what I expected, she's about 6ft 9 inches tall, broad and really strong. I bought her off Amazon... BarneyWainwright
  • Score: 1

1:55pm Wed 23 Jul 14

K5054 says...

Jojoj78 wrote:
Townee wrote:
Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live.
This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.
But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation
get a dog...when loved they never, ever, let you down.!
[quote][p][bold]Jojoj78[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Townee[/bold] wrote: Why do old men think that young women love them when they meet on the internet. Don't they realise that all they are after is their money, a visa to come and sponge from us or a meal ticket for the length of time the old person might live. This type of story comes to light nearly every week but they don't learn. It's not only men who get conned, we see older women wanting to bring young men from Africa, Turkey and many other countries to our country because they love them. The government need to look at all these type of cases.[/p][/quote]But if you are very lonely and depressed then you will hang onto any bit of affection of any kind. He made a mistake, don't we all? Maybe not like that I know but you never know what you would do in ANY situation[/p][/quote]get a dog...when loved they never, ever, let you down.! K5054
  • Score: -2

9:59pm Thu 24 Jul 14

holdinkæft says...

nickynoodah wrote:
Just got back from me grannies
I robbed her handbag off of her
all it contained was 25 zloty's
and a faded picture of Pilsudski.
He won the champion stakes back in 1997.
[quote][p][bold]nickynoodah[/bold] wrote: Just got back from me grannies I robbed her handbag off of her all it contained was 25 zloty's and a faded picture of Pilsudski.[/p][/quote]He won the champion stakes back in 1997. holdinkæft
  • Score: -3

10:05pm Thu 24 Jul 14

holdinkæft says...

Huey wrote:
ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
Ha!
Talk to jojo78 at the next family get together.
It's bound to be a memorable occasion.
Your a right Bar steward Huey.
I hope you begin to rot soon.
give her a break.
[quote][p][bold]Huey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]Ha! Talk to jojo78 at the next family get together. It's bound to be a memorable occasion.[/p][/quote]Your a right Bar steward Huey. I hope you begin to rot soon. give her a break. holdinkæft
  • Score: -3

5:34pm Fri 25 Jul 14

ken jen says...

ceri91 wrote:
This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.
well done
[quote][p][bold]ceri91[/bold] wrote: This is my uncle, and I think he deserves every comment already given and more. He took money from my gran on more than one occassion, not just the money taken as part of the scam; but also money to fund a holiday! It's not nice the family having to go through this, but he had no thought for anyone but himself throughout any of this.[/p][/quote]well done ken jen
  • Score: 2

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