Rochdale man avoids jail for fraud charges

Date published: 03 June 2021

A Rochdale man has avoided jail after pleading guilty to fraud charges.

William Hannon, 33, appeared at Preston Crown Court on 18 May where he was sentenced to a 12 month community order, requiring him to complete 15 days of rehabilitation activity, and a three month alcohol treatment programme.

Hannon had previously pleaded guilty to the charges of dishonestly making false representation to make gain for self/another and possessing an article for use in fraud.

He was also fined £200 and ordered to pay a statutory surcharge of £30.

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