A mum splashed thousands of pounds of dirty cash at HM Samuel and on meals at KFC.
Jasmine Trott and her boyfriend Richard Mademutsa, a convicted drug dealer, laundered the proceeds of a ‘heartless and faceless’ cybercrime.
One victim from Manchester had his email account hacked by fraudsters.
A sum of £44,665, the proceeds of the sale of a property, later ended up in Trott’s bank account.
Days later, money was spent at River Island, M&S, Footlocker, Sapporo restaurant and KFC, the Liverpool Echo reports.
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Mademutsa and Trott, both 29 and of Walton Breck Road, Liverpool, admitted two counts of possessing criminal property and one count of using criminal property.
Mademutsa also admitted removing criminal property from England, after he used Trott’s bank account to transfer £30,000 to crooks in Nigeria.
He was jailed for a year, while mum-of-two Trott was spared prison.
A judge told Mademutsa: “Although you were not part of the fraud itself, you must have been close to the fraudsters because you provided the bank details to the fraudsters, or someone close to them.”
Liverpool Crown Court heard the ‘diversion fraud’ involved criminals in Nigeria.
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