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  • Fraudster blew £175,000 on Riyad Mahrez's bank card

    Posted by vaughndixson38 on February 17, 2021 at 12:27 pm

    <p class=”mol-para-with-font”>A fraudster blew £175,000 on Riyad Mahrez’s bank card as he treated himself to a £20,000 trip to Ibiza, gambling and even trips to Nando’s, KFC and Greggs.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>It took the Premier League football star five weeks to realise the money had been taken and block the card which truck driver Sharif Mohamed, 32, had defrauded in 2017.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Mohamed spent a total of £175,830 during his spending spree, which included the £20,000 he blew drinking champagne at beach bars and on designer clothes in Ibiza.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>He had stayed at the Shangri-La hotel in London’s Shard and indulged in meals at the Edward John Lucas restaurant, 우리카지노 while also spending £1,400 on a single pair of Armani jeans. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Mohamed also took an expensive trip to the Aspers Casino in the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre in London, and bought several takeaway meals.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Mahrez – who played for Leicester City at the time – didn’t realise the money had been taken for more than a month.</p><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Mahrez was said last week to have split from his wife before hooking up with fashion student Taylor Ward, 22 (pictured)— daughter of Real Housewives of Cheshire reality star Dawn, 46 </div> <noscript> Mahrez was said last week to have split from his wife before hooking up with fashion student Taylor Ward, 22 (pictured)— daughter of Real Housewives of Cheshire reality star Dawn, 46 </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>Mahrez ws said last week to have split from his wife before hooking up with fashion student Taylor Ward, 22 (pictured)— daughter of Real Housewives of Cheshire reality star Dawn, 46</p></div><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> A fraudster blew £175,000 on Riyad Mahrez's bank card as he treated himself to a £20,000 trip to Ibiza, gambling and even trips to Nando's, KFC and Greggs. Mahrez is said to have split up with wife Rita (pictured) </div> <noscript> A fraudster blew £175,000 on Riyad Mahrez's bank card as he treated himself to a £20,000 trip to Ibiza, gambling and even trips to Nando's, KFC and Greggs. Mahrez is said to have split up with wife Rita (pictured) </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>A fraudster blew £175,000 on Riyad Mahrez’s bank card as he treated himself to a £20,000 trip to Ibiza, 메리트카지노 gambling and even trips to Nando’s, KFC and Greggs.

    Mahrez is said to have split up with wife Rita (pictured)</p></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Former Metropolitan Police Detective Chief Inspector Mick Neville told the <p class=”mol-para-with-font”>He added: ‘Why on earth would an elite footballer be spending at fast food joints and Britain’s favourite steak bake supplier?</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>’Banks are normally very quick off the mark to spot unusual spending but if the sums were low then it probably wouldn’t flag up.'</p><div><div data-track-module=”am-related_carousel^related_carousel” data-track-selector=”.rotator-panels a:not([class*=external])” data-dm-rotator-rotate=”false” data-track-pos=”static” data-preferred-shared-network-enabled=”” data-dm-rotator-auto-init=”” id=”p-20″ class=”related-carousel with-fb-or-tw news half” data-dm-rotator-active-class=”active” data-dm-rotator-page-count=”1.0″ data-dm-social-article-auto-init=”” data-dm-rotator-page-size=”1″> <div class=”rotator bdrcc”> <div class=”rotator-title”> <h2>RELATED ARTICLES</h2> <ul class=”rotator-pages link-xocc”> <li class=”rotator-prev”>Previous

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    </div> </div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The fraud came about after a person pretending to be Mahrez, 29, called Barclays to order a new card in the footballer’s name, according to the Sun.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Mohamed, from East Ham, claimed he was working on behalf of bank employees who then allowed him to use the card, although it was said there was no evidence to support this. </p><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Pictured: Mahrez  during Manchester City;' win over Burnley on February 3 </div> <noscript> Pictured: Mahrez  during Manchester City;' win over Burnley on February 3 </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>It took the Premier League football star (above) five weeks to realise the money had been taken and block the card which truck driver Sharif Mohamed, 32, had defrauded in 2017.

    He is pictured during Manchester City;s win over Burnley on Febnruary 3</p></div><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”><div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Sharif Mohamed enjoyed the sun on a trip to Ibiza - including a stop at the Bali Beach Club (Pictured), the court heard </div> <noscript> Sharif Mohamed enjoyed the sun on a trip to Ibiza - including a stop at the Bali Beach Club (Pictured), the court heard </noscript> </div><div class=”clear”></div><p class=”imageCaption”>Sharif Mohamed enjoyed the sun on a trip to Ibiza – including a stop at the Bali Beach Club (Pictured), the court heard </p></div><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Mohamed blew £20,000 drinking champagne at beach bars and on designer clothes in Ibiza (stock image) </div> <noscript> Mohamed blew £20,000 drinking champagne at beach bars and on designer clothes in Ibiza (stock image) </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>Mohamed blew £20,000 drinking champagne at beach bars and on designer clothes in Ibiza (stock image)</p></div><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> The fraudster' spree also included a stay at the Shangri-La Hotel in London's Shard (pictured) </div> <noscript> The fraudster' spree also included a stay at the Shangri-La Hotel in London's Shard (pictured) </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>The fraudster’ spree also included a stay at the Shangri-La Hotel in London’s Shard (pictured)</p></div><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”><div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> He also used the card to fund gambling at Aspers Casino in London's Westfield Stratford City </div> <noscript> He also used the card to fund gambling at Aspers Casino in London's Westfield Stratford City </noscript> </div><div class=”clear”></div><p class=”imageCaption”>He also used the card to fund gambling at Aspers Casino in London’s Westfield Stratford City</p></div><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group” style=”style”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> And it wasn't all the finer things in life - he also used the footballer's money to trreat himself to food from Greggs </div> <noscript> And it wasn't all the finer things in life - he also used the footballer's money to trreat himself to food from Greggs </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>And it wasn’t all the finer things in life – he also used the footballer’s money to trreat himself to food from Greggs</p></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The man, who admitted one charge of fraud at Snaresbrook Crown Court, then reportedly travelled from East London to Leicester to withdraw cash.</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Prosecutor Alex Matthews said Mohamed admitted the trip to Ibiza, but denied claims he had used the card for 메리트카지노 further holidays to Ibiza and Murcia.    </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The defendant’s barrister Daniel Higgins told the court: ‘In terms of personal benefit he can’t exactly qualify.

    At least he had a very nice holiday and other benefits.'</p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>Mr Higgins added that Mohamed was ‘drinking and taking drugs’ during this period of his life, so ‘his ability to recall in detail is rather limited.’   </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>He asked for Mohamed to be given a suspected sentence. </p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”>The fraudster was bailed ahead of sentencing on February 25.   </p></div>

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