Results tagged “Inner London Crown Court”

woolwich.jpgA teenage arsonist has been sentenced to four years in prison for setting fire to a Woolwich pub during the August riots.

The 16-year-old, from Abbey Wood, cannot be named for legal reasons. He was sentenced at Inner London Crown Court today after pleading guilty to setting fire to the Great Harry pub in Wellington Street on August 8.

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A man who chased his victim around Canning Town station while wielding a knife in front of horrified commuters has been jailed.

Viet Hoang, 20, of Valerian Way in West Ham, was sentenced to 27 months in prison after being found guilty of possession of an offensive weapon.

Ugboaja.jpgA Beckton man has been sentenced to two years in prison for his part in an internet scam which enticed its victims to part with millions of pounds.

Michael Ugboaja, of Mitchell Walk, was sentenced at Inner London Crown Court yesterday, for laundering over £470,000 scammed from victims all over the world.


A council manager accused of abusing his position to defraud colleagues and the public has been sent to prison.

Emile Obidike, 35, of Heathhurst Road in Croydon, was given an eight-month sentence at Inner London Crown Court.


A former Commonwealth Games sprinter who defrauded Newham Council out of thousands of pounds has escaped a prison sentence.

Matthew Thomas, 34, of Purley in Croydon, took part in athletics events and ran coaching sessions while off sick with a back injury from his job as a payroll officer at the council.