Posted: Fri 8th Apr 2016

Five Men Sentenced for Conspiracy to Steal Motor Cars

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Friday, Apr 8th, 2016

These men have just been sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court for the part they played in a conspiracy to steal motor cars. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Stephen Probert received 6 years imprisonment, Evan Beman received 3 years, Cameron Davies received 2 years, Daniel James received 20 months and Donald Anstey received 12 months behind bars. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The conspiracy took place between November 2011 and November 2012 and involved the gang stealing cars – including some from Motorpoint in Newport – and selling them on, as well as duping car buyers into handing over cash and never delivering the car they were promised. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

SIO Nick Wilkie said: ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“These individuals had no regard for anyone else apart from themselves and as a result of their criminality caused innocent people to lose their life savings. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“I would like to thank the witnesses in this case for having the courage to come forward to give evidence after everything they have been through. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“This was a detailed and thorough three-year investigation, and I am pleased that these men are now facing the consequences of their calculated and deplorable actions.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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