Fraudster kept 'little black books' full of customers' card details to pay for business supplies

Wednesday 02nd January 2019 06:37 EST

A fraudster who kept “little black books” full of customers’ bank card details so he could steal their money to support his failing kitchen supply business has been jailed. Gurchuran Singh Sehmi, 24, pleaded guilty to defrauding individuals and traders of about £105,000 between 2013 and 2015. The young businessman ran Kitchen Warehouse, which later changed its name to UK Kitchens and Bedrooms Ltd, from Frog Island, Leicester. He took over the business when he was 18, when his father who previously ran it “disappeared” due to “serious alcohol problems”, Leicester Crown Court heard. o keep the business afloat, Sehmi, who also went by the name Bobby Singh, would take card payments from customers and save their details to pay for supplies from traders.

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