April 14, 2011
Stephen Coffey received two years, suspended, for taking advantage of an elderly lady in 2008. He charged her €43,000 for gutter repairs that should have costed all of €1,800.
The County Meath man, living now in Sweden, was kind enough to give the 78 year old woman a gift of bath salts as he plundered her assets. She pursued him in court and was awarded €45,000.


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