Northampton rogue trader jailed for ripping off vulnerable pensioners

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A cowboy patio fitter from Northampton has been jailed for bullying two vulnerable elderly clients into spending thousands of pounds on new driveways.

James Doran was caught when a quick witted bank manager called the police after an 89-year-old customer came in to ask for a loan to pay the £6,500 cost of the shoddy work.

He went on to prey on an 87-year-old widow who suffered from dementia and did not know what she was doing when she signed a contract for £2,900.


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