Bride, 54, is jailed for scamming £27,000 from her maid of honour with bogus inheritance claim

  • Angela Kitchener, 54, conned her maid of honour, Sheffield Crown Court heard
  • The bride made false promises a share in millions of pounds to her best friend  
  • Kitchener admitted two counts of fraud and was jailed for three-and-a-half years 

A bride who conned her maid of honour out of £27,000 with false promises of a share in a bogus multi-million pound inheritance has been jailed.

On her wedding day, Angela Kitchener told best friend Nicola Reynolds she was about to receive more than £5million from the sale of her ex-husband’s haulage business.

The 54-year-old pledged to pay off her debts and mortgage as thanks for her friendship, painting a picture of a future filled with new cars and luxury holidays.

Angela Kitchener, pictured on her wedding day, admitted two counts of fraud and wept as she was jailed for three-and-a-half years last Friday

She later asked mother-of-five Miss Reynolds to be the guarantor on a £10,000 loan, telling her she would pay it back when the £5million came through.

Kitchener ‘said she would pay off her debts and mortgage and she and her children…

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