Callous cabbie Shafak Hussain conned blind passenger out of 270

Callous cabbie conned blind passenger out of 270 after she asked him to help her use cashpoint and he entered 300 instead of 30 Shafak Hussain, 36, took advantage of regular passenger Gill HollandAfter tricking woman she gave him a 4 tip which he thanked her for Victim described going to court as 'harrowing' and said she is still 'upset' Hussain was taking Miss Holland back to her home in Oldham from hospitalFound guilty by magistrates and given four-month suspended sentence By Jaya Narain PUBLISHED: 16:22 GMT, 14 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:05 GMT, 15 January 2013 Lenient: Gill Holland, who was duped by taxi driver Shafak Hussain, said she did not expect his punishment to be 'so lenient' and talked of her 'upset' at the incident A blind woman thought her taxi driver was being a kindly soul when he offered to help her withdraw the fare from a cash machine. But, far from being a Good Samaritan, he plundered her bank account and pocketed almost 20 times the cost of the fare.

Paedophile who said a seven-year-old girl seduced him is finally jailed weeks after judge set him free

Paedophile who said a seven-year-old girl seduced him is finally jailed weeks after judge set him freeJohn Thompson escaped a prison sentence in July despite pleading guiltyAccused schoolgirl of pinning him down on a bed after 'flirting' with himFailed to attend sex offender treatment programme Cited excuses including wax in his ear and a broken window at home | UPDATED: 19:38 GMT, 30 November 2012 Guilty: John Thompson (pictured) was imprisoned yesterday after blaming a seven-year-old girl for seducing him A vile paedophile who blamed a girl of seven for seducing him was finally locked up yesterday – weeks after a judge let him walk free. John Thompson escaped a prison sentence in July despite pleading guilty to sexually assaulting his victim.