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Man sentenced for fraud in relation to Grenfell Tower

News   •   Sep 05, 2019 12:27 BST

A man has been sentenced for fraud in relation to claims he made about Grenfell Tower.

Daniel Steventon, 37 (20.04.82), of Brondesbury Villas, Kilburn, NW6, pleaded guilty on Friday 30 August at Isleworth Crown Court to one count of fraud by false representation.

On Thursday, 5 September, he was sentenced at the same court to three years and six months imprisonment.

Steventon had claimed to have lived in a flat with a genuine tenant of Grenfell who tragically died in the fire. He told the authorities that he had been made homeless, and sought housing, services and financial support to the value of £75,225 as a direct result of the false claims.

At the time he made the claims, he was working as a pharmacist's technician at a hospital in west London.

He was interviewed under caution (not arrested) on 2 August 2018 and was served with a Postal Charge Requisition Thursday, 25 April.