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Jailing Cole for 15 months, Judge Keith Thomas described Cole as a persistent confidence trickster and told her: "You do not give thought to the circumstances of anyone other than yourself.
Catherine Thomas, 44, was the victim of confidence trickster Carnie Adams, a pounds 50,000-a-year computer specialist, who was today beginning a 12-month prison sentence.
The loss and indeed the shock of finding the welcome guest was in fact a skilled confidence trickster has been considerable.
Judge Deva Pillay told him: 'You are an egotistical and opinionated confidence trickster who has shown no remorse or compassion for the degradation to which your victims were subjected.
THIS is the face of the confidence trickster who police believe has been preying on elderly people in Nuneaton and Bedworth.
Judge Deva Pillay said: "It was plain to me as I listened to the evidence for many months that you are an egotistical and opinionated confidence trickster who has shown not a shred of remorse nor compassion for the degradation and suffering to which your victims were subjected.
It is plain to me that you are an egotistical and opinionated confidence trickster who has shown not a shred of remorse or compassion for the degradation and suffering to which your victims were subjected.
The judge said that Greenslade was a striking example of a confidence trickster and needed punishment to deter others from behaving in a similar manner.
In essence, we suggest the defendant is a consummate confidence trickster,' Mr Carey told the jury.
You are a confidence trickster who was picking on elderly, vulnerable men.
Judge David Wynn Morgan said: "You have been described as a confidence trickster, a phrase with which the court agrees.