Commonwealth Games gold medallist guilty of fraud

A COMMONWEALTH Games gold medallist faces up to 10 years behind bars after admitting fraud charges. Steve Scutt, who was a member of England's winning 4x400m relay team in the 1982 Games in Brisbane, Australia, appeared at St Albans Crown Court.

A COMMONWEALTH Games gold medallist faces up to 10 years behind bars after admitting fraud charges.

Steve Scutt, who was a member of England's winning 4x400m relay team in the 1982 Games in Brisbane, Australia, appeared at St Albans Crown Court.

He pleaded guilty to being a director of numerous companies despite being bankrupt and taking money from friends he conned into investing.

Scutt, 53, of Newgate Street Village, will be sentenced later this month.


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* For details of his case, see this Wednesday's Welwyn & Hatfield Times.

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