obtaining by deception

obtaining by deception

n
(Law) law the offence of dishonestly obtaining the property of another by some deception or misrepresentation of facts
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Beswick pleaded guilty to 25 counts of obtaining by deception and was jailed for 36 weeks, suspended for 12 months.
Julie Paisley, 47, of Lime Grove, Prudhoe, Northumberland, had pleaded guilty to five offences of obtaining by deception, one of attempting to obtain by deception and one of obtaining a money transfer by deception on a previous occasion and yesterday returned to Tynedale Magistrates' Court in Hexham for sentence.
Williams (48), of Stourbridge, admitted one count of forgery, one of theft and five counts of obtaining by deception between 2003 and 2006.
He was jailed in 1998 for a series of charges which included indecent assault, wounding, obtaining by deception, supplying prescriptions and perverting the course of justice.
Alan Duffield, 20, of Mannion Court, South Bank, sent to a young offenders institution for 13 months for theft, obtaining by deception, arranging to receive stolen goods and commission of offences during unexpired term of custodial sentence.
But even after he was convicted of obtaining by deception the painkiller pethidine, to which he had become addicted in 1975, the Home Office had not acted to ban him from handling drugs.
But bank staff were suspicious and contacted the account holder Chambers, 45, of Cedar Avenue, Kimblesworth admitted theft, three counts of burglary, two of obtaining by deception and attempting to obtain cash by deception.
He was sentenced to 160 hours community punishment and ordered to pay pounds 1,180 after he admitted two counts of obtaining by deception.
Earlier this year they pleaded guilty to eight charges of fraudulently obtaining by deception a total of pounds 33,000.
David Wood, 27, of Quenby Road, Billingham, was jailed for eight months for possession of a class A drug, receiving stolen goods, obtaining by deception, failure to surrender to custody and breaching a community rehabilitation order.
Kendrick, of Holmcroft Avenue, admitted seven charges of conspiracy to defraud, and Joseph Jenkinson, of Taplin Close, admitted 12 charges of obtaining by deception.
Chambers, 45, admitted theft, three offences of burglary, two of obtaining by deception, attempting to obtain cash by deception and allowing her premises to be used for the production of controlled drugs.