WISBECH: Fraud charge accusation against man who wanted to run a pub
A MAN has been charged with committing fraud when he applied for the tenancy of the Bowling Green pub in Wisbech. It is alleged that 41-year-old Stephen Knight – formerly known as Stephen Hurry – failed to disclose his previous convictions and former name
A MAN has been charged with committing fraud when he applied for the tenancy of the Bowling Green pub in Wisbech.
It is alleged that 41-year-old Stephen Knight - formerly known as Stephen Hurry - failed to disclose his previous convictions and former name to Elgoods Brewery on August 21 last year.
Knight is also accused of committing fraud when he applied to Fenland District Council for a liquor licence on October 21 last year, again by failing to disclose his previous convictions and former name to the council.
As well as facing these two fraud charges, Knight is further accused of stealing a £1,100 television in Wisbech between February 1 and 6 this year, belonging to Associated Industries.
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Appearing before Fenland magistrates on Wednesday, Knight gave an address in Lumley Avenue, Skegness, He was not asked to enter a plea, and his case was adjourned until May 28.
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